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].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
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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