Erica Blasberg

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Birthday
14, 1984
Birthplace
California
Death Date
May 9, 2010 (25)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1984
Birthplace
California
Death Date
May 9, 2010 (25)

About

American golfer whose life was cut short when she committed suicide in her home in Henderson, Nevada at age 25. During her golf career, she became the top college player in the country while attending the University of Arizona and won events like the 2004 Laconia Savings Bank Golf Classic.

Before Fame

She grew up in Corona, California and played on the boys golf team at Corona High School. She later won the NCAA Freshman of the Year and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year awards at the University of Arizona.

Trivia

Her doctor, Thomas Hess, was convicted of obstruction of justice for removing her suicide note from the crime scene as well as prescription pills he had personally given her.

Family Life

She was coached by her father, Mel Blasberg.

Associated With

She won the 2005 Lexus Cup alongside fellow American Natalie Gulbis.