Anna Rawson

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Anna Rawson
— Golfer —
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Rawson at the premiere of Step Up 2 The Streets
Personal information
Born (1981-08-05) 5 August 1981 (age 32)
Adelaide, Australia
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nationality  Australia
Career
College Immanuel College
University of Southern California
Turned professional 2004
Former tour(s) Futures Tour (2005)
Ladies European Tour (2006–07)
LPGA Tour (2008–10)
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship DNP
LPGA Championship CUT: 2008, 2009
U.S. Women's Open T55: 2010
Women's British Open CUT: 2009

Anna Rawson (born 5 August 1981) is an Australian professional golfer and model. She played on the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour.

Amateur and modeling career[edit]

Rawson was born in Adelaide, Australia. She got her break into a modeling career at age 16, when she was a finalist in the Australian "Dolly" Magazine cover contest. This opened up modeling opportunities on the catwalk, in print ads, magazines, and on television. In 1999 as an amateur golfer in Australia, Rawson was the South Australian and Victoria Junior Champion plus the winner of the Jack Newton International Junior Classic.[1] She was the leading qualifier for the 1999 and 2000 Australian Amateur Championship[2] and was a member of the 1999 Australian National Squad.[3]

She played collegiate golf at the University of Southern California. She was named All-Pac-10 honorable mention in 2001, 2002 and 2004.[3][4]

She also went to Immanuel College in Novar Gardens, South Australia.

Professional career[edit]

Rawson turned professional at the end of 2004, played a full season on the Future Tour and missed the cut at the 2004 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.[5] She finished third at the Ladies European Tour 2005 qualifying tournament and was a season 2006 LET rookie.[6] On 5 December 2007, Rawson notified fans via her Myspace page that she had been invited to join the LPGA tour. In 2008 she qualified for a full-time tour card via Q school for the 2009 tour.

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010
Kraft Nabisco Championship DNP DNP DNP
LPGA Championship CUT CUT WD
U.S. Women's Open DNP DNP T55
Women's British Open DNP CUT DNP

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

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Events
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nds 3rds Top
10s
Best
finish
Earnings ($) Rank Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2008 13 4 0 0 0 1 T10 62,798 127 73.54 121
2009 18 8 0 0 0 0 T13 86,103 95 73.00 94
2010 15 2 0 0 0 0 T41 18,010 134 74.82 128
  • Official as of 31 January 2011[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anna Rawson Player Profile". LET (Ladies European Tour). Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  2. ^ "Anna Rawson Profile". University of Southern California. Archived from the original on 4 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Futures Tour Profile". Duramed Futures Tour. Archived from the original on 9 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  4. ^ "Pac-10 Names All-Academic Teams In Golf". PAC-10 Conference. 2004-05-28. Archived from the original on 2007-02-11. Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  5. ^ "2004 Results". Golfdata.se. Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  6. ^ Bethan Cutler (2006-01-04). "Meet the 2006 LET Rookies". LET (Ladies European Tour). Retrieved 2007-04-14. 
  7. ^ "Player Performance Record". lpga.com. Retrieved 2011-01-31. 

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