Who's who: Andy North

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Who's who: Andy North

  • Name:

    Andrew Stewart "Andy" North
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    March 9, 1950 in Thorp, Wisconsin.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1972

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (2): US Open (1978, 1985). Multiple PGA Tour and Champions Tour winner. PGA Tour wins (3). Ryder Cup (1985).

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Andy North

2008
America
185 (-31)
$225,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

185 (-31)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 25-27; two-man better-ball team event for the first time since 2001). Second-placed Jeff Sluman (USA) & Craig Stadler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tom Watson (USA) & Andy North (USA). [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].

2001
America
124 (-20)
$170,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

124 (-20)

Prize money

$170,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (Mar 30-Apr 1; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA) & David Graham (Aus) finished 3 shots behind defending champions Jim Colbert (USA) & Andy North (USA). Reduced to 36 holes due to rain. [King & Bear course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].

2000
America
191 (-25)
$161,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

191 (-25)

Prize money

$161,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (March 17-19; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed team of David Graham (Aus) & Bruce Fleisher (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jim Colbert (USA) & Andy North (USA). [Slammer & Squire course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].

1990
America
Kemper Lakes
70 (-72)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Venue

Kemper Lakes

Score

70 (-72)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (May 28; unofficial event for the previous year's four Major winners ... two of whom were otherwise engaged: Nick Faldo (The Masters) and Mark Calcavecchia (The Open); their alternates were previous major winners). Second-placed Craig Stadler (1982 major winner) finished 4 shots behind Andy North (1978 and 1985 major winner). Third with 75 was Payne Stewart (US PGA). Curtis Strange (US Open) withdrew at the last minute with a stomach disorder. [Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer, nr Chicago, Illinois].

1985
Majors
279 (-1)
$103,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

279 (-1)

Prize money

$103,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (85th) (June 13-16). Second-placed Dave Barr (Can), Denis Watson (Zim) and Tze-Chung "T.C." Chen (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind North (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins (two of them US Open Championships). [South course, Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan].

1979
America
73 (+3)
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

73 (+3)

Prize money

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the inaugural PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Aug 7; unofficial event for the previous year's winners of the three US-based Majors and the Tournament Plyrs). Tied after 18 holes, Gary Player (The Masters) and Andy North (US Open) shared the $12,000 first prize. Tied in third place on 77 were Jack Nicklaus (Tournament Plyrs) and John Mahaffey (US PGA). [East Course, Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].

1978
Majors
285 (+1)
$45,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

285 (+1)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (78th) (June 15-18). Second-placed JC Snead (USA) and Dave Stockton (USA) finished 1 shot behind North (USA). [Cherry Hills CC, Englewood, nr Denver, CO].

1977
America
272 (-16)
$60,000
American Express

Category

America

Winner (holder)

North, Andy

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

American Express

Played as the American Express Westchester Classic (Aug 18-21). Second-placed George Archer (USA) finished 2 shots behind North (USA), who recorded the first of his three PGA Tour wins. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

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