Anna Rawson

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Anna Rawson
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Rawson at the premiere of Step Up 2 The Streets
Personal information
Born (1981-08-05) 5 August 1981 (age 39)
Adelaide, Australia
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nationality Australia
CollegeImmanuel College
University of Southern California
Columbia Business School
Turned professional2004
Former tour(s)Futures Tour (2005)
Ladies European Tour (2006–07)
LPGA Tour (2008–10)
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationDNP
Women's PGA C'shipCUT: 2008, 2009
U.S. Women's OpenT55: 2010
Women's British OpenCUT: 2009

Anna Rawson (born 5 August 1981) is an Australian[1] model and former professional golfer. 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.[2] She was the leading qualifier for the 1999 and 2000 Australian Amateur Championship[3] and was a member of the 1999 Australian National Squad.[4]

She played collegiate golf at the University of Southern California. She was named All-Pac-10 honorable mention in 2001, 2002 and 2004.[4][5]

She also went to Immanuel College in Novar Gardens, South Australia and has a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School which she obtained in May 2015.[6]

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.[7] She finished third at the Ladies European Tour 2005 qualifying tournament and was a season 2006 LET rookie.[8] 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
LPGA Championship CUT CUT WD
U.S. Women's Open T55
Women's British Open CUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Events
Wins 2nds 3rds Top
Earnings ($) Rank Scoring
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[9]


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  2. ^ "Anna Rawson Player Profile". Ladies European Tour. Archived from the original on 14 August 2007. Retrieved 14 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Anna Rawson Profile". University of Southern California. Archived from the original on 4 May 2007. Retrieved 14 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Futures Tour Profile". Duramed Futures Tour. Archived from the original on 9 April 2007. Retrieved 14 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Pac-10 Names All-Academic Teams In Golf". PAC-10 Conference. 28 May 2004. Archived from the original on 11 February 2007. Retrieved 14 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Stanley, Adam (14 March 2014). "Why a pro golfer chose to get an MBA". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 29 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "2004 Results". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 14 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ Cutler, Bethan (4 January 2006). "Meet the 2006 LET Rookies". Ladies European Tour. Retrieved 14 April 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Player Performance Record". LPGA. Retrieved 31 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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