Born:Dec 19, 1964 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Total professional wins (11), including LPGA Tour wins (4). Appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, CM (2006).
Former LPGA Tour player, who played her last full season on the Tour in 2014.
Played as the inaugural Legends Championship (Sept 27-29; Legends Tr event). Second-placed Laurie Rinker (USA) and Val Skinner (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lorie Kane (Can). [Pete Dye course, French Lick Resort, Indiana].
Played as the Hyundai Team Matches (Nov 16/17; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Defending champions Janice Moodie (Scot) & Lorie Kane (Can) beat Dottie Pepper (USA) & Juli Inkster (USA) 3 and 2 in the final of the LPGA matches. [Monarch Beach Links, Dana Point, CA].
Played as the Hyundai Team Matches (Dec 6-9; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Lorie Kane (Can) & Janice Moodie (Scot) beat Grace Park (S Kor) & Wendy Ward (USA) 5 and 4 in the final of the LPGA matches. [Monarch Beach Links, Dana Point, CA].
Played as the LPGA Takefuji Classic (Feb 8-10). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Kane (Can), who recorded the last of her four LPGA Tour wins. [Kona CC, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Big Island)].
Played as the Michelob Light Classic (Aug 4-6). Second-placed Kristi Albers (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Kane (Can). [Fox Run GC, Eureka, St Louis, Missouri].
Played as the New Albany Golf Classic (Sep 28-Oct 1). Kane (Can) beat Mi Hyun Kim (S Kor) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [New Albany CC, nr Columbus, Ohio].
Played as the Mizuno Classic (Nov 3-5; LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Kane (Can) beat Sophie Gustafson (Swe) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Seta GC, Shiga, Japan].
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.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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