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Sarah Kemp Had Wife Lisa Cornwell As Her Caddie On The LPGA Tour

By Abinash Tiwari | September 20, 2022 03:24 PM

Sarah Kemp - Australian Professional Golfer ( Source : Youtube )

Sarah Kemp's wife, Lisa Cornwell, was her caddie for the LPGA Tour. Cornwell was making her calm and comfortable during the Kroger Queen City championship in between her shots.

She secured the eighth position in the tournament, sharing the place with Hannah Green. Sarah Kemp is a professional golfer who has played multiple tours and bagged 12 professional wins. Her professional journey dates back to 2005.

The 36-year-old golfer started golfing at the early age of 12. And she gives the credit for that to her parents, Bill McWilliam and Peter Knight. She even got qualified for a tour on her first attempt. In 2004, she was a member of the Australian Espirito Santo Trophy World Cup Team.

She also won two amateur championship titles in 2003 and 2005, moving on to play professionally afterward.

Sarah Kemp Quick Facts

NameSarah Kemp
Birthdate7 December, 1985
Birth placeSydney, Australia
ProfessionGolf player
NationalityAustralian
Current ResidenceTuncurry, New South Wales, Australia
ParentsBill McWilliam and Peter Knight
Spouse's nameLisa Cornwell

Sarah Kemp Started It Young

Sarah has about 12 professional wins in her bag and has been in this sport for a long time. Kemp started it young, at the age of 12. 

And her first ever professional win was in the 2005 ALPG tour. The 36-year-old recorded three wins in her rookie year.

Sarah gives the credit for her success to her parents, Bill McWilliam and Peter Knight. From 2001 to 2003, Kemp was the top-ranked junior in New South Wales, Australia. Bill McWilliam played an important role in the LPGA success of the Australian athlete Sarah Kemp.

2003 Australian Junior Amateur Championship winner - Sarah Kemp
2003 Australian Junior Amateur Championship winner - Sarah Kemp ( Source : helensburghadvertiser )

In her amateur period, she became the Australian Amateur Stroke Play Champion in 2003 and 2005. After that, she started to play professional golf marking the start of her 16 years and running journey. 

Who Is Sarah Kemp's Wife? Meet Lisa Cornwell

Lisa Cornwell, Sarah Kemp's wife, was seen as Sarah's caddie in Kroger Queen City Championship. Sarah was calm and laughing at Lisa's jokes in between her shots.

Kemp's wife is a former American anchor at Golf Central. She did coverage and live shows of the tournaments and golf tours. And they are seen pretty happy alongside each other on Social media and in games and events.

The couple is yet to release their marriage photos and videos. But they do have pictures with each other on their socials. 

Cornwell, in 2021, raised her voice against the Golf Channel, where she said that women had to face berating and belittling. She was furious over being marginalized and treated like second-class citizens.

Her tweets was retweeted 177 times after she shared her time at the Golf Channel. Many of her fans and other athletes supported her.

Sarah and Lisa - A good wife and an calming Caddie.
Sarah and Lisa - A good wife and an calming Caddie. ( Source : instagram )

Lisa is 46 years old and will soon be 47 on September 21. Lisa made Kemp very calm with her jokes in between her shots in the recent Kroger Queen City championship. They have good chemistry and seem to enjoy each other's company.

Where is Sarah Kemp From? Origins

The 36-year-old golfer was born on 7 December 1985 in Sydney, Australia.

Australian Professional Golfer - Sarah Kemp
Australian Professional Golfer - Sarah Kemp ( Source : ladieseuropeantour )

The Australian national has played many tournaments; her current tours are ALPG Tour, Ladies European Tour, and LPGA Tour. She took part in the world cup from the Australian Espirito Santo Trophy team in 2004.

Her parents have a significant role in her playing the game, said the professional golfer.

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Who are Sarah Kemp's Parents? Meet Bill McWilliam and Peter Knight

Sarah started playing golf at age 12 at the urge of her parents, Bill McWilliam and Peter Knight.

Bill McWilliam was one of the famous coaches in the Australian golf scene. Sarah credited him for her success in the LGPA. Bill passed away from cancer when he was 87 years old.

Sarah also credits Peter Knight for her success. He is a professional golf coach who has experience in coaching for over 40 years.

Currently, he is coaching in Melbourne’s Yarra Bend golf course. The Former National Coach for Golf Australia and Taiwan Golf is one of the four Master Professionals with the PGA of Australia.

They were why the 36-year-old golf prodigy is as successful as she is now. Peter and Bill inspired Sarah at a young age to start playing golf.

What Is Sarah Kemp's Net Worth And Current Earnings?

According to LPGA, Sarah Kemp's net worth is estimated to be over $1 million since her total earnings from golf in cash prize has been $1,274,561, with nine career top 10s. She currently resides in Tuncurry, New South Wales. 

She has received several sponsorships from top companies, including Parform, Forster Tuncurry Golf Club, CME Global, and Crestlink. And she has also won many tours and participated in events aiding her Net Worth.

Sarah Kemp's Sponsor's Ad through her Instagram
Sarah Kemp's Sponsor's Ad through her Instagram ( Source : instagram )

Some of her Earnings from the different tournaments this year are listed below.

Year Tournament Earnings
09/08/22 Kroger Queen City Championship $43,589
08/25/22 CP Women's Open $12,348
08/11/22 ISPS Handa World Invitational $4,846
07/21/22 The Amundi Evian Championship $18,937
07/13/22 Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational $25,360
06/23/22 KPMG Women's PGA Championship $42,957
06/10/22 ShopRite LPGA Classic  $4,881
05/12/22 Cognizant Founders Cup $7,178
04/28/22 Palos Verdes Championship $12,489

Sarah also earns some amount from her social media through brands and sponsors. 

Sarah Kemp's Socials

Australian professional golfer Sarah Kemp
Australian professional golfer Sarah Kemp ( Source : instagram )

The Australian golfer is available on different social media platforms. Her Social Media accounts are mentioned below.

Who Is Sarah Kemp's Current Caddie ?

Sarah Kemps's caddie was none other than her wife Lisa Cornwell at the 2022 LPGA Tour’s Kroger Queen City Championship in Cincinnati. Lorcan Morris was the caddie for Sarah Kemp in 2016.

Her decision to switch the caddie paid off as she became calm and comfortable once her wife came in for the job. She got successful in securing the eighth position in the competition.

According to Lisa, she dropped the towel only once and the putter cover thrice in the tourney. And she also jokingly mentioned that she was told to stay quiet 12 times, which she mentioned in her tweet

In the "Caddie Knows Best" game of the Golf Central, Lorcan Morris, Sarah's 2016 caddie, showed the reporter how well he knew her. Her caddie got each question right and even Sarah was impressed. Although Lorcan is now the caddie of Ben Taylor, he certainly did know Sarah much.  




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