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Elaine Crosby
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5’8 1/2”...Started playing golf at the age of 20…Credits Jim Flick as the teacher most influencing her career...Raised in Jackson, Mich…Member of the LPGA Executive Committee from 1992-94... President of the LPGA Tournament Division in 1994...Non-voting member of the LPGA Executive Committee from 1997-98...Is founder and CEO of findalesson.com…Enjoys long hikes with dog ‘Puck’ and University of Michigan football...Qualified for the Tour on her third attempt.

Career Highlights

  • In 1999, top finish of the season was a tie for 27th at the Welch’s/Circle K Championship.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for third at the Los Angeles Women’s Championship.
  • In 1997, top finish of the season was a tie for fifth at the Oldsmobile Classic.
  • In 1996, tied for fifth at the Star Bank LPGA Classic.
  • In 1995, twice tied for second: the Oldsmobile Classic and the JAL Big Apple Classic.
  • In 1994, won her second career title at the Lady Keystone Open and placed second three times.
  • In 1993, had four top-10 finishes, including a tie for third at the Sprint Classic.
  • In 1992, best finish was a tie for third at the Inamori Classic.
  • In 1991, finished tied for second at the Crestar-Farm Fresh Classic.
  • In 1990, had eight top-10 finishes, including a season-best tie for second at the Lady Keystone Open.
  • In 1989, captured the Mazda Japan Classic, where she recorded a career-low 64 in the second round.
  • In 1988, best performance was a tie for 15th at the Greater Washington Open.
  • In 1987, top finish was a tie for sixth at the LPGA National Pro-Am.
  • In 1986, best finish of the season was a tie for 21st at the PING Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship.
  • In 1985, best finish of her rookie year was a tie for 14th at the J&B Scotch Pro-Am.
  • In 1984 and prior to joining the Tour, played mini-tours for two years and won one event. 

Two years after first picking up a golf club, Crosby won the 1980 Bowling Green Invitational Championship. In 1981, Crosby won the Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship.

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