Donna Andrews (golfer)

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Donna Andrews
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1967-04-12) April 12, 1967 (age 47)
Lynchburg, Virginia
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality  United States
Career
College University of North Carolina
Turned professional 1989
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (1990–2005)
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 6
Other 1
Best results in LPGA major championships
(Wins: 1)
Kraft Nabisco C'ship Won: 1994
LPGA Championship T2: 1998
U.S. Women's Open T2: 1993
du Maurier Classic T6: 1992
Women's British Open CUT: 2002

Donna Andrews (born April 12, 1967) is an American professional golfer.

Andrews was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. She attended the University of North Carolina and as an amateur, won the 1988 North and South Women's Amateur.

Andrews rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1990. She won six titles on the Tour between 1993 and 1998, including one major championship, the 1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore. Her best finish on the money list was third in 1998 and she also made the top ten in 1993 (9th) and 1994 (5th). She represented the United States in the Solheim Cup in 1994 and 1998 and is the captain of the 2007 United States Junior Solheim Team.

After her retirement from LPGA tournament play, Andrews became a golf instructor at Pine Needles Resort near Pinehurst, North Carolina and is co-owner of Andrews and James Real Estate. Andrews has two children; son Connor and daughter Sarah with husband James.

In 2005, Andrews was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (6)[edit]

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (5)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 12, 1993 Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship −8 (69-69-70=208) 1 stroke United States Tina Barrett, United States Missie McGeorge
2 Mar 13, 1994 PING/Welch's Championship (Tucson) −12 (66-68-69-73=276) 3 strokes United States Brandie Burton, United States Judy Dickinson
3 Mar 27, 1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore −12 (70-69-67-70=276) 1 stroke England Laura Davies
4 Jun 26, 1994 ShopRite LPGA Classic −6 (67-66-74=207) 2 strokes United States Michelle Estill
5 Mar 16, 1997 Welch's/Circle K Championship −15 (68-67-70-68=273) 1 stroke United States Tina Barrett
6 Apr 5, 1998 Longs Drugs Challenge −10 (70-69-70-69=278 1 stroke Sweden Carin Koch

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–3)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1992 The Phar-Mor in Youngstown United States Beth Daniel, United States Betsy King,
United States Meg Mallon
King won with birdie on first extra hole
2 1998 Sara Lee Classic Peru Jenny Lidback, United States Nancy Lopez,
United States Barb Mucha
Mucha won with birdie on second extra hole
3 1998 Michelob Light Classic Sweden Annika Sörenstam Lost to birdie on second extra hole

Other wins (1)[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore −12 (70-69-67-70=276) 1 stroke England Laura Davies

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

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