Born:June 11, 1974 in Santa Monica, California.
Occupation:Professional golfer and university head golf coach (Univ of Central Florida, San Diego State, Univ of Tulsa).
LPGA Tour wins (3), including the 1996 Women's British Open (at the time a co-sanctioned Ladies European Tour event, but not recognised as a major championship).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2005.
Played as the Michelob Light Classic (July 13-15). Second-placed Jill McGill (USA) and Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 5 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Klein (USA), who recorded the last of her three LPGA Tour wins. [Fox Run GC, Eureka, St Louis, Missouri].
Played as the PING/Welch's Championship (Aug 8-11). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Klein (USA). [Blue Hill CC, Canton, nr Boston, MA].
Played as the Weetabix Women's British Open (Aug 15-18; Women's Pro Golf Eurpn Tr/LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Penny Hammel (USA) and Amy Alcott (USA) finished 7 shots behind 22-year-old Klein (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win, coming one week after her first. [Duke's course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].
Played as the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. Klein (USA) beat Kimberly Marshall (Bermuda) 3 and 2 in the final. [Crestview CC, Wichita, Kansas].
LPGA Tour Championship: the CME Group Tour Championship brings the curtain down on the LPGA Tour’s 2020 season at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida (Dec 17-20).
Race to Dubai: the European Tour’s season-long Order of Merit comes to its conclusion in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (Dec 10-13).
Peter Alliss: accomplished player, Ryder Cup star, course designer, writer, humourist and commentator, this legend of the game will be greatly missed by his legions of followers … golfers and armchair golf enthusiasts alike.
Angela Stanford: major championship winner and Solheim Cup star, records an impressive win in her home state of Texas in the Volunteers of America Classic.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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