Shasta Averyhardt Bio

Shasta Averyhardt

  • Birthplace: Flint, Mich
  • Birthdate: 1/5/1986
  • College: Jackson State University

Career Highlights

Shasta joins Althea Gibson, Renee Powell and LaRee Sugg as the fourth African-American player, first since Sugg in 2001, as a member of the LPGA. She earned her LPGA card with a T-22 finish at LPGA Qualifying School. Shasta will also play on the LPGA Futures Tour after playing 10 events in 2009. She qualified for the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open at Oakmont and competed on Suncoast Tour in ’09. Shasta won at Stoneybrook West. A graduate of Jackson State University (Accounting) in 2008 with nine tournament wins including four consecutive Southwest Athletic Conference individual titles. She won the 2008 Michigan Women’s Amateur Stroke Play and advanced to the round of 32 in 2008 U.S. Women’s Public Links Championship.