Born:April 12, 1967 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Occupation:Professional golfer and teaching professional.
MAJORS (1): Nabisco Dinah Shore (1994). Solheim Cup player (1994, '98). LPGA Tour wins (6).
After the completion of her successful LPGA Tour career, Andrews became a golf instructor at Pine Needles Resort in Pinehurst, and also the co-owener of a real estate business.
Played as the Longs Drugs Challenge (April 2-5). Second-placed Carin Koch (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Andrews (USA), who recorded the last of her six LPGA Tour wins. [Twelve Bridges GC, Lincoln, nr Sacremento, CA; now known as Catta Verdera CC].
Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 13-16). Second-placed Tina Barrett (USA) finished 1 shot behind Andrews (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].
Played as the JCPenney Classic (Dec 5-8; two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Second-placed teams of Joel Edwards (USA) & Missie McGeorge (USA) and Tiger Woods (USA) & Kelli Kuehne (USA) finished 1 shot behind winners Mike Hulbert (USA) & Donna Andrews (USA). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
Played as the Nabisco Dinah Shore (23rd) (March 24-27). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Andrews (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Brandie Burton (USA) and Judy Dickinson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Andrews (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].
Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic (June 24-26). Second-placed Michelle Estill (USA) finished 2 shots behind Donna Andrews (USA). [Greate Bay CC, Somers Point, NJ].
Played as the PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship (Sept 10-12). Second-placed Missie McGeorge (USA) and Tina Barrett (USA) finished 1 shot behind 26-year-old Donna Andrews (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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