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Lock, Jane Melinda (1954 - )

MBE

Born
1954
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Golfer

Summary

Jane Lock was born in Sydney but grew up in Melbourne where she learned to play golf. By the age of 16 she had a single figure handicap, at 17 she won the first of three successive Australian junior championships and in 1975, she achieved the double, winning both the Australian senior and junior championships.

Jane Lock represented Australia more than thirty times and set course records in six countries. She turned professional in 1980 and played on the American circuit.

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Events

1973 - 1975
Winner Women's Australian Junior Amateur Championship
1975
Awarded MBE for Services to Sport and Golf
1975 - 1976
Australian Amateur Champion
1975 - 1976
New Zaaland Open Champion
1979
Australian Amateur Champion
1981
Turned professional and tackled the lucrative USLPGA Tour. Played for 5 years.
1981
Winner Australian LPGA Championship
1981
Canadian Amateur Champion

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Related Organisations

  • Women's Golf Victoria (1906 - )

    Jane Lock achieved the outstanding feat of winning the Junior Girls' Championship organised by the Victorian Women's Golf Union a record five times in a row. She won the Victorian title twice and many other events before moving on to a professional career.

Nikki Henningham

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