Andrew Coltart

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Andrew Coltart
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Andrew John Coltart
Born (1970-05-12) 12 May 1970 (age 44)
Dumfries, Scotland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Nationality  Scotland
Residence Edinburgh, Scotland
Spouse Emma Coltart
Children Bonnie (b. 1999)
Florence (b. 2002)
Iona (b. 2005)
Career
College Midland College
Turned professional 1991
Current tour(s) European Tour (joined 1993)
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
PGA Tour of Australasia 2
Challenge Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T75: 1997
The Open Championship T18: 1999
PGA Championship T37: 2001
Achievements and awards
PGA Tour of Australasia
Order of Merit winner
1997/98

Andrew John Coltart (born 12 May 1970) is a Scottish professional golfer and TV commentator.

Junior and amateur[edit]

Coltart was born in Dumfries.[1] As an amateur, he won the 1987 Scottish Boys Championship. In 1989 he won the Standard Life Amateur Champion Gold Medal with a 4 under total of 280. He won the 1991 Scottish Amateur Stroke Play Championship and participated in the 1991 Walker Cup.

Professional[edit]

Coltart turned professional in 1991 and has been a member of the European Tour since 1993. His first professional win came at the Scottish Professional Championship in 1994, which was a Challenge Tour event. He has two wins on the main European Tour, the 1998 Qatar Masters and the 2001 Great North Open. In 1995 he was a member of the winning Scottish team in the Alfred Dunhill Cup. He also won the Australian PGA Championship in 1994 and 1997. He won the PGA Tour of Australasia's Order of Merit in 1997/8.

Coltart's best finishes on the European Tour Order of Merit are seventh place in 1996 and ninth place in 1998. He was a member of the European 1999 Ryder Cup team playing in the singles against Tiger Woods.

Off the course[edit]

Coltart's sister Laurae married fellow professional golfer Lee Westwood in January 1999.[1]

Coltart is a fan of Dumfries football club Queen of the South and has been interviewed for the club's website as a fan.[1]

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 1987 Scottish Boys Amateur Championship
  • 1991 Scottish Amateur Strokeplay Championship

Professional wins (5)[edit]

European Tour (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of
Victory
Runners-up
1 8 Mar 1998 Qatar Masters -18 (68-70-65-67=270) 2 strokes England Andrew Sherborne, Sweden Patrik Sjöland
2 24 Jun 2001 Great North Open -11 (68-68-69-72=277) 1 stroke England Paul Casey, Scotland Stephen Gallacher

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1996 Johnnie Walker Classic Wales Ian Woosnam Lost to birdie on third extra hole

PGA Tour of Australasia (2)[edit]

Challenge Tour (1)[edit]

  • 1994 Scottish Professional Championship

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T75 DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT CUT DNP T24 T20 CUT CUT T44 T18
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 69 T65
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship T55 T37 T37 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T51 T37 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2010
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship 72
PGA Championship DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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