Donna Andrews (golfer)
April 12, 1967 |
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Spouse||James Tepatti (m. 2005)|
|Children||1 son, 1 daughter|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (1990–2005)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|ANA Inspiration||Won: 1994|
|Women's PGA C'ship||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' rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1990; she won six titles between 1993 and 1998, including a major championship, the 1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore, won with a birdie on the final hole. Her best finish on the money list was third in 1998, and she also made the top ten in 1993 (9th) and 1994 (5th). Andrews represented the United States in the Solheim Cup in 1994 and 1998, and was the captain of the Junior Solheim Cup team in 2007.
After her retirement from LPGA Tour, 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 Tepatti.
In 2005, Andrews was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. In 2017, she became the first woman inducted into the Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.
LPGA Tour wins (6)
|LPGA Tour major championships (1)|
|Other LPGA Tour (5)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||To par||Margin
|1||Sep 12, 1993||Ping-Cellular One LPGA
Golf Championship (Portland)
|69-69-70=208||−8||1 stroke|| Tina Barrett
|2||Mar 13, 1994||PING/Welch's Championship
|66-68-69-73=276||−12||3 strokes|| Brandie Burton
|3||Mar 27, 1994||Nabisco Dinah Shore||70-69-67-70=276||−12||1 stroke||Laura Davies|
|4||Jun 26, 1994||ShopRite LPGA Classic||67-66-74=207||−6||2 strokes||Michelle Estill|
|5||Mar 16, 1997||Welch's/Circle K Championship||68-67-70-68=273||−15||1 stroke||Tina Barrett|
|6||Apr 5, 1998||Longs Drugs Challenge||70-69-70-69=278||−10||1 stroke||Carin Koch|
LPGA Tour playoff record (0–3)
|1||1992||The Phar-Mor in Youngstown|| Beth Daniel
|King won with birdie on first extra hole|
|2||1998||Sara Lee Classic|| Jenny Lidback
|Mucha won with birdie on second extra hole|
|3||1998||Michelob Light Classic||Annika Sörenstam||Lost to birdie on second extra hole|
Other wins (1)
|Year||Championship||54 holes||Winning score||Margin||Runner-up|
|1994||Nabisco Dinah Shore||1 shot lead||−12 (70-69-67-70=276)||1 stroke||Laura Davies|
- "Andrews takes golf title". Wilmington Morning Star. North Carolina. Associated Press. May 14, 1988. p. 3B.
- "Andrews rallies to win LPGA title". Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon. Associated Press. September 13, 1993. p. 2B.
- "Birdies help Andrews edge Koch by 1 shot". Toledo Blade. Ohio. Associated Press. April 6, 1998. p. 23.
- "Birdie putt on final hole decides Shore". Eugene Register-Guard. Oregon. Associated Press. March 28, 1994. p. 2B.