"Shannon Fish (23, Spring, Texas) –Fish turned professional in 2011 following graduation from the University of Texas, posting four top-4 finishes on the Cactus Tour in her rookie year. An intense competitor, she was introduced to the game as a child by her mother and one of the game’s all time greats – Jackie Burke." - From Golf Channel's announcement of the Big Break Atlantis contestants
Shannon Fish had the benefit of instruction from World Golf Hall of Fame member Jack Burke Jr., along with noted golf instruction Dick Harmon, growing up in the Houston area. She had a successful 4-year collegiate career at the University of Texas and won the Texas Women's Open as an amateur inm 2007. Fish turned pro in June 2011, first going out on the Cactus Tour. Her pro career got off to a good start, as she finished in the Top 4 in four of her first six tournaments.