Laurel Kean

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Laurel Kean
Personal information
Born (1963-06-14) June 14, 1963 (age 54)
Portland, Maine
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality  United States
College University of South Florida
Turned professional 1987
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1988-2005)
Futures Tour (1987, 1995-96, 2000)
Professional wins 11
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 1
Symetra Tour 10
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T23: 1991
Women's PGA C'ship T18: 1988
U.S. Women's Open 4th: 1991
du Maurier Classic T23: 1990
Women's British Open CUT: 2001
Achievements and awards
Futures Tour
Player of the Year

Laurel Kean (born June 14, 1963) is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Kean was born in Portland, Maine. She played college golf at University of South Florida where she was an All-American in 1986.

Kean turned professional in 1987 and played on the Futures Tour. She won nine events in 1987, setting the single season record, and was named Player of the Year.

Kean had her lone LPGA Tour win [1] in 2000,[2] the first by a Monday qualifier.

After retiring from active competition in 2006, Kean became a teaching pro at La Playa Golf Club in Naples, Florida.

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Sep 3, 2000 State Farm Rail Classic –18 (66-66-66=198) 6 strokes United States Dina Ammaccapane
South Korea Mi-Hyun Kim

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1997 Sara Lee Classic Canada Nancy Harvey
United States Terry-Jo Myers
Myers won with par on fifth extra hole
Harvey eliminated with birdie on first hole

Futures Tour wins (10)[edit]

  • 1987 (9) Lake City Classic, Christa McAuliffe Classic, Fort Leavenworth Classic, Western Slope Ford Classic, Sierra Sage Classic, Quail Ranch Classic, Bacon Park Classic, Golf Hammock Classic, Marsh Landing Classic
  • 1996 (1) Golden Flake/Golden Ocala Futures Classic


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