Born:May 15, 1956 in Marysville, California.
Original/Home Club:Marysville H.S., Calif.
MAJORS (1): Nabisco Dinah Shore (1985). Total LPGA Tour wins (8).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour after the 1998 season.
Played as the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic (July 5-7). Alice Miller (USA) beat Deb Richard (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record the last of her eight LPGA Tour wins. [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
Played as the Nabisco Dinah Shore (14th) (April 4-7). Second-placed Jan Stephenson (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Miller (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship title. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
Played as the Mayflower Classic. Second-placed Jane Blalock (USA), Mary Beth Zimmerman (USA) and Beth Solomon (USA) finished 6 shots behind Miller (USA). [CC of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana].
Played as the Mazda Champions (Dec 20/21; unofficial 36-hole better-ball team event; teams comprised an LPGA Tr and Snr PGA Tr player). Winning team of Alice Miller (USA) & Don January (USA) beat Pat Bradley (USA) & Lee Elder (USA) with a 12-foot birdie putt at the second playoff hole. [Tryall Club, Montego Bay, Jamaica].
Played as the McDonald's Championship. Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) finished 8 shots behind Miller (USA). [White Manor CC, Malvern, nr Philadelphia, PA].
Played as the S&H Golf Classic. Second-placed Kay Kennedy (USA) and Mindy Moore (USA) finished 6 shots behind Miller (USA). [Pasadena GC, Gulfport, Florida; now called Pasadena Yatch & CC].
Played as the Sarasota Classic. Second-placed Donna Caponi (USA) finished 1 shot behind Miller (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Bent Tree CC, nr Sarasota, Florida].
Played as the West Virginia LPGA Classic. Second-placed Vicki Singleton (USA) and Beverly Klass (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Miller (USA). [Jones course, Speidel GC, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV].
Played as the West Virginia LPGA Classic. First-time LPGA Tour winner Miller (USA) beat Lori Garbacz (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. Debbie Massey (USA) was eliminated at the third playoff hole. [Jones course, Speidel GC, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV].
Played as the Tallahassee Open (April 25-28). Second-placed Joe Inman (USA), Dan Sikes (USA) and Eddie Pearce (USA) finished 1 shot behind Miller (USA), who recorded his only PGA Tour win. [Killearn CC, Tallahassee, FL].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
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