Gail Graham

Canada

5'3"

1990

$1,285,769.00

Lamar University (1986, Mass Communications)

Race to CME Globe

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Rolex Ranking™

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Gail Graham Bio

5’4”...Credits her parents Alice and Bill Anderson as the individuals most influencing her career...Was a member of the LPGA Executive Committee from 1994-97 and from 2000-02, serving as President for 2001 and 2002...Maiden name is Anderson...Retired from full-time play at the end of 2003...Currently President of the LPGA Tournament Owners Association...Member of the Legends Tour...Elected to the Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame in 2008...Enjoys commentating LPGA events, interior design, cycling, antiquing, sprint triathlons and hanging out with George, her 7 pound Maltese. 

Career

  • Represented the World Team at the 2009 Handa Cup on The Legends Tour.
  • In 2002, best finish was a tie for 10th at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic; winner of the William and Mousie Powell Award.
  • In 2001, best finish was a tie for 26th at The Office Depot.
  • In 2000, posted three top 20s, including a season-best tie for seventh at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
  • In 1999, tied for fourth at The Office Depot and tied for sixth at the Wegmans Rochester International;
    crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings at the HealthSouth Inaugural; suffered from a right thumb and wrist injury in July and August.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for fourth at the du Maurier Classic, marking her career-best finish in a major.
  • In 1997, recorded her second career victory at the Alpine Australian Ladies Masters.
  • In 1996, recorded her first LPGA career double-eagle during the first round of the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic; posted six top-20 finishes, including fourth place at the PING Welch’s Championship.
  • In 1995, became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic, recording four rounds in the 60s.
  • In 1994, recorded a career-low 64 during the second round of the Sara Lee Classic, where she tied for ninth; posted five top-10 finishes, including a tie for third at the State Farm Rail Classic.
  • In 1993, recorded her first career hole-in-one during the first round of the du Maurier Ltd. Classic; top finish was third place at the Sun-Times Challenge.
  • In 1992, finished tied for sixth at the U.S. Women’s Open.
  • In 1991, tied for 13th at the JAL Big Apple Classic and tied for 14th at the Phar-Mor in Youngstown.
  • In 1990, suffered from rotator cuff tendonitis in her right shoulder throughout the season; tied for 21st at the Rail Charity Golf Classic.
  • In 1989, placed fifth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1990 season.
  • In 1988, turned professional, was the Canadian PGA Ladies champion and competed on the Futures Tour, where she captured the Manhattan Futures Classic title.

    Amateur
    Graham began playing golf at the age of 13 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She was the Manitoba Amateur champion in 1983 and 1985. She was a member of the Canadian Commonwealth Championship team in 1987 and the low amateur at the LPGA’s 1987 du Maurier Ltd. Classic. The Canadian graduated from Lamar University, where she was an NCAA Academic All-American in 1986.

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