Dallas, TX, November 18, 2015 (Newswire) – Legacy Exploration LLC announced on Monday, November 2, 2015 that it will continue their sponsorship of LPGA TOUR® golf professional Katie Burnett. The sponsorship will include the Legacy Exploration logo gracing Ms. Burnett’s collar.
“Katie Burnett is an immensely gifted player and we look forward to watching her in the coming season,” CEO Andrew Gautreaux says. “We are proud to have her as a part of the Legacy family. We believe the up-and-coming golfer demonstrates the same values, excellence, and passion that characterizes Legacy Exploration”
Legacy Exploration, LLC is an upstream oil and gas company focusing on drilling projects in some of the most prolific oil and gas fields in the United States. Legacy’s mission is to maximize the value of its drilling projects by using advanced drilling techniques and an extensive network of industry partners to ensure low-cost, high-return wells. Currently, Legacy manages and has ownership of several oil and gas wells located in Texas and Oklahoma.
Katie turned professional in June of 2012, gained full status on the Ladies European Tour, and partial status on the LPGA in December for the 2013 season. Once halfway through the year on the LPGA, she earned full status and finished that season in the top 100 on the money list. Katie played in 7 events on the Ladies European Tour with finishes in the Top 5 three times and ended that season in the Top 40 on the money list.
When Katie turned professional in June of 2012 she won her first professional event, Michigan Women’s Open, by 10 strokes. Katie also qualified for the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open at Black Wolf Run. Katie was the winner of the Second Stage of LPGA Qualifying School by six strokes shooting 15 under par. She also competed in the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School and finished in 9th place.
In 2014, her first full season on the LPGA Tour, Katie earned her first Top 10 finish in Hawaii at the Lotte Championship.