Elaine Crosby, Professional Golfer Born in Birmingham, Elaine Crosby returns to her roots to share her experiences as a player on the LPGA Tour. She retired in 2000 after a successful career as a professional golfer. Elaine Crosby has four professional wins — two on the LPGA Tour! She won the Mazda Japan Classic in 1989 by three strokes and the Lady Keystone Open in 1994 by one stroke! In 1996, this U of M alumni received the honor of being elected to the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor.