Who's who: Andrew Coltart

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Who's who: Andrew Coltart

  • Name:

    Andrew John Coltart
  • Country:

    Scotland
  • Born:

    May 12, 1970 in Dumfries, Scotland.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Dumfries, Scotland / Duke's Course, St Andrews
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer; television and radio commentator.
  • Turned Pro:

    1991

Roll of Honour

Scottish Boys Amateur champion (1987). Walker Cup player (1991). Ryder Cup player (1999). Multiple wins on the European and Australasian Tour. Australasian Tour Order of Merit winner (1997/98 season).

Did you know?

After an excellent amateur career, Coltart turned professional in 1991 and commenced playing on the European Tour in 1993. In addition to his two European Tour wins, he was also part of the victorious Scotland team (with Colin Montgomerie and Sam Torrance) that scooped the Alfred Dunhill Cup at St Andrews in 1995.

Amongst his international wins, Coltart was a two-time winner of the Australian PGA Championship (1994, '97). He also topped the Australasian Tour Order of Merit in the 1997/98 season.

Coltart no longer plays on the European Tour, but spends much of his time developing young Scottish players, as well as providing golf commentary and analysis on television and radio. His sister Laurea is married to English golfer Lee Westwood.

Top tournaments won by Andrew Coltart

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coltart, Andrew

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

€217,209

Title sponsor

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Played as the Great North Open (June 21-24). Second-placed Paul Casey (Eng) and Stephen Gallacher (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Coltart (Scot), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].

1998
Europe
270 (-18)
€141,408
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Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coltart, Andrew

Venue

Doha GC

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€141,408

Title sponsor

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Played as the inaugural Qatar Masters (March 5-8; European Tour event). Second-placed Andrew Sherborne (Eng) and Patrik Sjöland (Swe) finished 2 shots behind 27-year-old Andrew Coltart (Scot), who recorded the first of his two European Tour wins. [Doha GC, Qatar].

1998
Awards
A$316,107
see Score
Aus Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Coltart, Andrew

Venue

Score

A$316,107

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Coltart (Scot) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 1997/98 Order of Merit, with earnings of A$316,107 on the Tour. Peter O'Malley (Aus) was second with A$264,533; Greg Chalmers (Aus) was third with A$263,926. [Season: Oct 97 to March 98].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Coltart, Andrew

Score

285

Prize money

Title sponsor

Mastercard

Played as the Mastercard Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Andrew Coltart (Scot).

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Coltart, Andrew

Score

281

Prize money

Title sponsor

Reebok

Played as the Reebok Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Andrew Coltart (Scot).

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