Born:Dec 27, 1962 in Madison, Wisconsin.
MAJORS (2). Solheim Cup player (1994, '98, 2000, '07). Total professional wins (9, to date), including LPGA Tour (8).
Steinhauer attended college at the University of Texas, turning professional as a golfer at the age of 22. She is a three-time winner of the Women's British Open (1998, '99 and 2006), an event which only became a major championship from 2001. Steinhauer retired from the LPGA Tour in 2012, and now plays on the Legends Tour.
Played as the LPGA State Farm Classic (Aug 30-Sept 2). Second-placed Christina Kim (USA) finished 1 shot behind Steinhauer (USA), who claimed the last of her eight LPGA Tour wins. [Panther Creek CC, Springfield, Illinois].
The Weetabix Women's British Open (30th) (Aug 3-6). Second-placed Sophie Gustafson (Swe) and Cristie Kerr (USA) finished 3 shots behind Steinhauer (USA). This was Steinhauer's third win in this event (the first two coming before its recognition as an LPGA major championship). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
Played as the Sybase Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury (May 20-23). Second-placed Grace Park (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Steinhauer (USA). [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].
Played as the Japan Airlines Big Apple Classic presented by Golf Magazine (July 15-18). Steinhauer (USA) beat Lorie Kane (Can) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].
Played as the Weetabix Women's British Open (Aug 12-15; Eurpn Ladies' PGA/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Steinhauer (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Duke's course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].
Played as the Weetabix Women's British Open (Aug 13-16; Eurpn Ladies' PGA/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Sophie Gustafson (Swe) and Brandie Burton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Steinhauer (USA). Strong winds battered the course throughout the event. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
Played as the Sprint Championship. Second-placed Kelly Robbins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Steinhauer (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Indigo Lakes GC, Daytona Beach, Florida].
Played as the du Maurier Classic (Aug 13-16). Second-placed Judy Dickinson (USA) finished 2 shots behind 29-year-old Sherri Steinhauer (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win, and the first of her two major championship titles. [St Charles CC, Winnipeg, Manitoba].
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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