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5'5"...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Credits her dad as the individual most influencing her career...Married Duane Smith on Jan. 10, 2009...Played as Sarah-Jane Kenyon from 2006-08...Hobbies include watching movies, arts and crafts, drawing, painting, running and going to the gym...Originally qualified for the Tour on her second attempt.
2012 in a Nutshell
- 17 events, 13 cuts made, $153,140 (67)
- 2 top-10 finishes
- Recorded season-best T6 at the Navistar LPGA Classic
In 2011, best finish was a tie for 10th at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup.
In 2010, recorded a season-best tied for 14th at the LPGA Championship Presented by Wegmans.
In 2009, best finish was a tie for 19th at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV, where she carded a career-low 66 in the third round.
In 2008, recorded a career-best tie for sixth at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by MaxxForce; also competed on the Duramed FUTURES Tour, where she recorded six top-10 finishes in 10 starts, including a win at the ILOVENY Championship; finished third on the Duramed FUTURES Tour season-ending money list to earn Priority List Category 9 for the 2009 LPGA season.
In 2007, competed in 19 events on the Duramed FUTURES Tour and in five events on the Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) Tour; tied for 20th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to regain non-exempt status for the 2008 LPGA season.
In 2006, competed on both the ALPG Tour and Duramed Futures Tour, recording one and three top-10 finishes, respectively; did not retain her playing status for the 2007 LPGA season.
In 2005, played in 18 events on the Futures Tour, winning the Tampa Bay FUTURES Golf Classic; also competed on the ALPG Tour and recorded a top-10 finish at the Titanium Enterprises ALPG Players Championship; tied for 54th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 2006 LPGA season.
In 2004, turned professional in December.
Smith represented Australia six times in her amateur career: on the Australian Junior Team (1999, 2000-02) and Queensland State Team (2003-04). She was victorious at the 2001 Greg Norman Junior Masters; 2002 Australian Junior Championship and Queensland Junior Championship; and at both the 2003 NSW Stroke Play Championship and Queensland Stroke Play Championship. Smith was the top-ranked junior in Australia in 2002 and the top-ranked amateur in 2003. She was the low amateur at the 2004 Australian Open, finishing 10th, and was a member of the 2004 Australian World Cup Team.