Born:Dec 16, 1968 in Sydney, Australia.
Occupation:Professional golfer and golf instructor.
Total professional wins (5), including LPGA Tour wins (3) and ALPG (1).
Doolan competed on the Australian, European, Asian and LPGA Tours before retiring from competitive golf in 2012.
Played as the Evian Masters (July 21-24; LET/LPGA Trs event; recognised as a major ch'ship by the LET, but not by the LPGA Tour). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Doolan (Aus). [Evian Masters GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].
Played as Welch's/Fry's Championship (March 13-16; LPGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Lorie Kane (Can) and Betsy King (USA) finished 3 shots behind Doolan (Aus), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Dell Urich course, Randolph Park, Tucson, AZ; at the time known as the South course].
Played as the LPGA Champions Classic (May 18-20; formerly Firstar LPGA Classic). First-time LPGA Tour winner Doolan (Aus) beat Wendy Ward (USA) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. Reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [CC of the North, Beavercreek, Dayton, Ohio].
Played as the Heart Health Victorian Open (Dec 10-12; ALPG Tr event; next played in 2012). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Doolan (Aus). [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
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).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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