Janet Anderson (golfer)
|Full name||Janet Anderson|
March 10, 1956 |
West Sunbury, Pennsylvania
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|College||Slippery Rock Teacher's College|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (1978-1997)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|ANA Inspiration||T23: 1980|
|Women's PGA C'ship||T3: 1982|
|U.S. Women's Open||Won: 1982|
|du Maurier Classic||T12: 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.
LPGA Tour wins (1)
|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|| JoAnne Carner
|1982||U.S. Women's Open||−5 (70-73-72-68=283)||6 strokes|| JoAnne Carner, Beth Daniel,
Sandra Haynie, Donna White
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