Julieta Granada was born on this day in 1986. A Paraguayan professional golfer on the US-based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.
Granada turned professional in June 2005 at age 18 and competed on the Futures Tour that summer, joining in mid-season. She placed second in her first and sixth events and won her first professional title at the season-ending YWCA Futures Classic in late August in York, Pennsylvania.
Granada won $29,153 in nine Futures Tour events to finish seventh on the 2005 money list, which advanced her to the final stage of the LPGA qualifying tournament in December. She finished tied for sixth in the five-round event to earn her LPGA card for 2006. In her rookie season on the LPGA Tour, she was 19th on the 2006 money list going into the season-ending LPGA playoffs at the ADT in November. She won the final round of the elimination-format event in Florida to claim the first $1 million prize in women’s golf and vaulted up to fourth on the money list. At the end of 2008, Granada attended qualifying school for the Ladies European Tour (LET) and has played on the LGPA and LET tours since.