Jane Geddes

United States

5'5"

1983

$3,408,735.00

FSU/USF (2003, Criminology); Stetson Univ. College of Law (2006, J.D.)

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Jane Geddes Bio

5’5”...Lists her parents Gerry and Helen Geddes and teachers Derek Hardy as the individuals most influencing her career...Co-founded an Internet e-commerce company named Planesia, which she sold in 2001...Recognized during the LPGA’s 50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA’s top-50 players and teachers...Enjoys playing piano and all sports…Graduated from law school in 2006 and currently is Vice President of Competition for the LPGA.

Career

  • In 2003, served as assistant captain of the U.S. Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 2002, tied for 18th at the Weetabix Women’s British Open; served as assistant captain of the victorious U.S. Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 2001, best finish was a tie for 24th at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, where she recorded the fourth hole in-one of her LPGA career during the first round.
  • In 2000, tied for sixth at the Standard Register PING for her season-best finish; recorded her third LPGA career hole-in-one during the first round of the McDonald’s LPGA Championship.
  • In 1999, tied for third at the Standard Register PING; recorded her second LPGA career hole-in-one during the third round of the Mercury Titleholders Championship.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for 10th at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
  • In 1997, twice tied for second—the First Bank Presents the Edina Realty LPGA Classic and the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic; crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings after the season-opening HEALTHSOUTH Inaugural, where she placed fourth; tied her career-low round of 64 during the second round of the Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am, where she tied for fifth.
  • In 1996, tied for second at the HEALTHSOUTH Inaugural after a sudden-death playoff loss to Karrie Webb.
  • In 1995, best finish was third place at the McCall’s LPGA Classic at Stratton Mountain.
  • In 1994, crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings and won the Chicago Challenge.
  • In 1993, won the Oldsmobile Classic for her 10th career LPGA title.
  • In 1992, carded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the third round of the Welch’s Classic; tied for sixth at the Standard Register PING.
  • In 1991, won two titles—the Jamaica Classic and the Atlantic City Classic; lost to Deb Richard in a sudden-death playoff at the Phar-Mor in Youngstown.
  • In 1990, posted seven top 10s, including a tie for second at the Jamaica Classic.
  • In 1989, crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings at the Mazda LPGA Championship; best finish was second place at the Women’s Kemper Open.
  • In 1988, best finish was a tie for second at the Boston Five Classic.
  • In 1987, her best year, was in the major awards race with Ayako Okamoto and Betsy King; won five tournaments, including sudden-death playoff victories over Cathy Gerring at the Women’s Kemper Open and over Robin Walton at the GNA/Glendale Federal Classic.
  • In 1986, captured her first victory at the U.S. Women’s Open after an 18-hole playoff against Sally Little, which makes Geddes one of 14 players in history to claim the U.S. Women’s Open as her first LPGA title; the following week, won the Boston Five Classic for her second victory; Geddes, Meg Mallon, Se Ri Pak and Louise Suggs are the only players in LPGA history to have won an event immediately after their U.S. Women’s Open triumph.
  • In 1985, best finish was second place behind Pat Bradley at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic, where she originally carded her career-low 64.
  • In 1984, finished second at the MasterCard International Pro-Am.
  • In 1983, tied for seventh at the August LPGA Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the remainder of the season and for 1984; best finish was sixth place at the Columbia Savings Classic.

    Amateur
    Geddes was a member of Florida State University’s 1981 AIAW national championship team.

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