Who's who: Janet Anderson

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Who's who: Janet Anderson

  • Name:

    Janet Anderson
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    March 10, 1956 in West Sunbury, Pennsylvannia.
  • Original/Home Club:

    West Sunbury, Pa.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1978

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1982).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player. Competed as Janet Alex until 1983, then reverted to her maiden name Janet Anderson.

Top tournaments won by Janet Anderson

1982
Majors
Del Paso CC
283 (-5)
$27,300
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Anderson, Janet

Venue

Del Paso CC

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$27,300

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Open (37th) (July 22-25). Second-placed Beth Daniel (USA), Sandra Haynie (USA), JoAnne Carner (USA) and Donna White (USA) finished 6 shots behind Janet Alex (née Anderson), who recorded her first and only LPGA Tour win. [Del Paso CC, Sacramento, CA].

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