List of Florida Gators golfers

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This List of Florida Gators golfers includes notable athletes who played for the Florida Gators men's golf and Florida Gators women's golf teams that represent the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, and who play or have played golf professionally. Among them are Doug Sanders, winner of twenty PGA Tour events, and 1997 LPGA Rookie of the Year, Lisa Hall.

LPGA Tour golfers[edit]

These alumni played on the LPGA Tour or competed in other major tournaments.

Name LPGA wins Other wins Notes
Laura Brown - - Current head golf coach at Daytona State College
1991 All-American
Jeanne-Marie Busuttil - 1 1995 & 1996 All-American
Lynn Connelly - 4 Won 1984 Thailand Open, 3 Futures Tour events in 1983
Karen Davies - 2 Three-time All-American (1985–1987)
Beverley Davis - 1 Instructor at LPGA International
Page Dunlap - 3 1986 Broderick Award recipient
Lori Garbacz 1 - 1978 All-American
Mary Hafeman - 1 Current Director for LPGA International
Sandra Gal 1 2 Three-time All-American (2005–2008)
Lisa Hall - 6 1997 LPGA Rookie of the Year
Riko Higashio - 4 Winner of the 1999 SNET Women's Classic
Donna Horton 3 4 Winner of 1976 U.S. Women's Amateur, 15 year LPGA Tour veteran
Paula Martí - 3 Winner of the 2002 Australian LPGA Tournament of Champions
Deb Richard 5 2 Winner of 1984 U.S. Women's Amateur, 20 year LPGA Tour veteran
Laurie Rinker 2 2 25 year veteran of the LPGA Tour
Nancy Rubin Sharff - 3 15 year veteran of the LPGA Tour
Naree Song - 1 Winner of the 2001 Kosaido Thailand Ladies Open
Michelle Vinieratos - 3 Winner of the 1998 Capitol Region Futures Classic

PGA Tour golfers[edit]

These alumni played on the PGA Tour and/or on the affiliated Web.com Tour or Champions Tour. The table lists their wins on these tours and other notable golfing achievements.

Name PGA wins Web.com wins Champions wins Notes
Tommy Aaron 3 - 1 Aaron won the 1973 Masters Tournament; was the runner-up in the 1958 U.S. Amateur and the 1972 PGA Championship.
Pat Bates - 5 n/a Bates was a three-time All-American who won five tournaments on the Nationwide Tour.
Andy Bean 11 - 3 Bean finished second twice in the PGA Championship and once in the British Open. He has been ranked in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking.
Frank Beard 11 - 1 topped the PGA Tour money list in 1969
Woody Blackburn 2 - -
Bill Britton 1 - -
Mark Calcavecchia 13 - 1 won the 1989 British Open
Chris Couch 1 5 n/a
Bubba Dickerson - 1 n/a won the 2001 U.S. Amateur
Chris DiMarco 3 1 n/a has been ranked in the top 10 of the OWGR
Scott Dunlap - 2 n/a
Matt Every 1 1 n/a
Brian Gay 3 - n/a
Ken Green 5 - -
Phil Hancock 1 - -
Dudley Hart 2 - n/a has been ranked in the top 50 of the OWGR
Billy Horschel 1 - n/a shot 60 at the 2006 U.S. Amateur
Gary Koch 6 - - won 1970 U.S. Junior Amateur
David Jackson - 1 n/a
Steve Melnyk - - - won the 1969 U.S. Amateur, 1971 British Amateur
Bob Murphy 5 - 11 won the 1965 U.S. Amateur, 1966 NCAA championship
Andy North 3 - 1 won the 1978 and 1985 U.S. Opens
David Peoples 2 - -
Dave Ragan 3 - -
Doug Sanders 20 - 1
Dan Sikes 6 - 3
Mike Sullivan 3 - -
Camilo Villegas 3 - n/a has been ranked in the top 10 of the OWGR

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