Janet Anderson (golfer)

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Janet Anderson
Personal information
Full nameJanet Anderson
Born (1956-03-10) March 10, 1956 (age 62)
West Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality United States
CollegeSlippery Rock Teacher's College
Turned professional1978
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1978-1997)
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA InspirationT23: 1980
Women's PGA C'shipT3: 1982
U.S. Women's OpenWon: 1982
du Maurier ClassicT12: 1980

Janet Anderson (born March 10, 1956) is an American professional golfer.

Anderson was born in West Sunbury, Pennsylvania, United States. She attended Slippery Rock Teacher's College. Her rookie year on the LPGA Tour was 1978. She achieved her only LPGA Tour victory in 1982 at one of the LPGA majors, the 1982 U.S. Women's Open. She also had her highest finish on the money list that year, placing 13th. Her last season on the tour was 1997.

Prior to her divorce in January 1983, Anderson played using her married name Janet Alex.[1]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (0)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Jul 25, 1982 U.S. Women's Open −5 (70-73-72-68=283) 6 strokes United States JoAnne Carner
United States Beth Daniel
United States Sandra Haynie
United States Donna White

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runners-up
1982 U.S. Women's Open −5 (70-73-72-68=283) 6 strokes United States JoAnne Carner, United States Beth Daniel,
United States Sandra Haynie, United States Donna White


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