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5’7”...Started playing golf at the age of 5...Credits her parents Jack and Marilyn Kane, Jack McLaughlin, Ed McLaughlin and David MacNeil as the individuals most influencing her career...Enjoys all sports, especially hockey, and spending time with family and friends...In 2006, presented with the Order of Canada, the nation’s highest honor…Is affiliated with the Lorie Kane Charity Golf Classic (www.loriekanegolfclassic.com), which benefits Prince Edward Island charities.
2012 in a Nutshell
- 17 events, 11 cuts made, $70,396 (89)
- Best finish was a tie for 22nd at the ISPS Handa Australian Women’s Open
In 2011, finished tied for 23rd at the Avnet LPGA Classic; tied for 59th at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
In 2010, best finish was a tie for 11th at the CN Canadian Women's Open.
In 2009, recorded her fourth LPGA career hole-in-one during the final round of the LPGA Corning Classic.
In 2008, best finish was a tie for 31st at the LPGA Corning Classic.
In 2007, best finish was a tie for fourth at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
In 2006, posted two top-10 finishes: a tie for sixth at the Weetabix Women’s British Open, where she also recorded the third hole-in-one of her LPGA career during the final round, and a tie for 10th at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
In 2005, finished fourth at the Evian Masters, where she crossed the $6 million mark in career earnings.
In 2004, finished second at the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi, where she lost on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to Hee-Won Han; crossed the $5 million mark in career earnings at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
In 2003, finished second at the LPGA Corning Classic and tied for second at both the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, where she lost in a four-way, three-hole, sudden-death playoff to Rachel (Hetherington) Teske, and Welch’s/Fry’s Championship, where she recorded a career-low 61 during the opening round.
In 2002, lost in a one-hole, sudden-death playoff to Annika Sorenstam at the LPGA Takefuji Classic; posted her second LPGA career hole-in-one during the third round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship; crossed the $4 million mark in career earnings following the Williams Championship; successfully defended her Hyundai Team Matches title with teammate Janice Moodie.
In 2001, won her fourth career title at the LPGA Takefuji Classic, where she held off a charging Annika Sorenstam with a 66 in the final round; partnered with Janice Moodie to win the Hyundai Team Matches, an unofficial LPGA event; crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings after tying for seventh at the U.S. Women’s Open.
In 2000, after nine career runner-up finishes, broke into the winner’s circle with an emotional victory at the Michelob Light Classic; won again at the New Albany Golf Classic by defeating Mi Hyun Kim on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff; captured her third title at the Mizuno Classic by defeating Sophie Gustafson on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff; crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings after tying for 17th at the U.S. Women’s Open.
In 1999, placed second three times: the Standard Register PING, the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship, where she lost to Rachel Hetherington after the first hole of a sudden-death playoff, and the Japan Airlines Big Apple Classic, where she lost to Sherri Steinhauer after the fifth hole of a sudden-death playoff; crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings.
In 1998, best finish was a tie for second at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship, where she recorded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the second round.
In 1997, finished second at the Toray Japan Queens Cup and tied for second at the Susan G. Komen International, State Farm Rail Classic (lost to Cindy Figg-Currier in a sudden-death playoff) and ITT LPGA Tour Championship (lost to Annika Sorenstam in a sudden-death playoff).
In 1996, best finish was a tie for eighth at the PING Welch’s Championship in Boston; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she finished third to earn exempt status for the 1997 LPGA season.
In 1995, tied for 48th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 1996 LPGA season.
In 1993, turned professional and competed on the Central Florida Challenge Tour and the du Maurier Ltd. Series in Canada; was the du Maurier Ltd. Series champion in 1994-95 and a Series event winner from 1993-95.
Kane represented her country several times as a member of the Canadian International Team from 1989-92, a member of the Canadian Commonwealth Team in 1991 and a member of the 1992 Canadian World Amateur Team. She also was the Mexican Amateur champion in 1991.