Canadian golfer Dawn Coe-Jones dies after battle with cancer

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Dawn Coe-Jones, the Canadian Golf Hall of Famer who won three times on the LPGA Tour, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. She was 56.

Fellow former Canadian LPGA Tour player Gail Graham, Golf Canada and The Legends Tour said Saturday that Coe-Jones died at a hospice near her home in Tampa. She was diagnosed with bone cancer this year.

From Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, Coe-Jones played on the LPGA Tour from 1984 to 2008. She won more than $3.3 million and had 44 career top-10 finishes.

Coe-Jones won the 1983 Canadian Women's Amateur and starred at Lamar University. She won LPGA Tour's 1992 Women's Kemper Open, 1994 LPGA Palm Beach Classic and 1995 Tournament of Champions.

She was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2003.