Tammie Green

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Tammie Green
Personal information
Full nameTammie Green
Born (1959-12-17) December 17, 1959 (age 59)
Somerset, Ohio
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality United States
CollegeMarshall University
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (joined 1987)
Futures Tour
Professional wins21
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour7
LPGA of Japan Tour1
Symetra Tour11
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA InspirationT2: 1989
Women's PGA C'shipT4: 1993
U.S. Women's Open2nd: 1994
du Maurier ClassicWon: 1989
Women's British OpenDNP
Achievements and awards
Futures Tour
Player of the Year
1985, 1986
Rookie of the Year

Tammie Green (born December 17, 1959) is an American professional golfer.

Amateur career[edit]

Green was born in Somerset, Ohio. She attended Marshall University where she played golf and basketball.[1] She won four collegiate events, three during her senior year. She earned low-amateur honors at the 1981 LPGA Wheeling Classic.

Professional career[edit]

She started her professional career on the Futures Tour, on which she won 11 tournaments and was Player of the Year in 1985 and 1986. In 1986, she qualified for the LPGA Tour by finishing tied for second at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament. She was LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 1987. She was named Most Improved Player by Golf Digest in 1989. She won seven times on the LPGA Tour, including one major championship, the 1989 du Maurier Classic. Her best placing on the money list was 5th in 1997, which was one of four top ten seasons. She played for the United States in the Solheim Cup in 1994 and 1998. She was a member of the LPGA Tour Player Executive Committee from 1992–94. In 2004, she was inducted into the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame.[2]

Professional wins (21)[edit]

LPGA Tour (7)[edit]

LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (6)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Jul 2, 1989 du Maurier Classic −9 (68-69-70-72=279) 1 stoke United States Pat Bradley
United States Betsy King
2 Feb 7, 1993 HealthSouth Palm Beach Classic −8 (70-69-69=208) Playoff United States JoAnne Carner
3 Jun 20, 1993 Rochester International −12 (74-69-63-70=276) 1 stroke United States Patty Sheehan
4 Jul 3, 1994 Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic −9 (67-69-70=206) 2 strokes United States Colleen Walker
5 May 4, 1997 Sprint Titleholders Championship −14 (66-67-69-72=274) 2 strokes Sweden Annika Sörenstam
6 Jul 27, 1997 Giant Eagle LPGA Classic −13 (64-71-68=203) Playoff England Laura Davies
7 May 24, 1998 LPGA Corning Classic −20 (67-70-66-65=268) 7 strokes United States Brandie Burton
United States Emilee Klein

LPGA Tour playoff record (2–3)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1988 Sara Lee Classic United States Patti Rizzo
United States Sherri Turner
United States Kim Williams
Rizzo won with birdie on fifth extra hole
Green and Williams eliminated with par on first hole
2 1993 HealthSouth Palm Beach Classic United States JoAnne Carner Won with birdie on first extra hole
3 1994 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic United States Kelly Robbins Lost to birdie on first extra hole
4 1997 LPGA Corning Classic United States Rosie Jones Lost to birdie on first extra hole
5 1997 Giant Eagle LPGA Classic England Laura Davies Won with eagle on fifth extra hole

LPGA of Japan Tour (1)[edit]

Futures Tour (11)[edit]

  • 1985 (4) Prescott Open, Decatur Visitors Bureau Classic, Seven-up Classic, Salisbury Classic
  • 1986 (7) Bonita Bay Classic, Jupiter West Classic, Tapatio Springs Classic, St. George Open, Western Colorado Classic, Magna/Millikin Bank Classic, Salisbury Classic

Other (2)[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runners-up
1989 du Maurier Classic −9 (68-69-70-72=279) 1 stroke United States Pat Bradley, United States Betsy King

Team appearances[edit]



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