Born:Dec 17, 1959 in Somerset, Ohio.
MAJORS (1): du Maurier Classic (1989). Solheim Cup player (1994, '98). Total professional wins (21), including LPGA Tour (7), Japan Tour (1), LPGA Futures Tour (11). LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year (1987).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2006.
Played as the LPGA Corning Classic (May 21-24). Second-placed Emilee Klein (USA) and Brandie Burton (USA) finished 7 shots behind Green (USA), who recorded the last of her seven LPGA Tour wins. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].
Played as the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic (July 25-27). Green (USA) beat Laura Davies (Eng) with an eagle at the fifth playoff hole. [Avalon Lakes course, Avalon G&CC, Warren, Ohio; at the time known as Avalon Lakes CC].
Played as the Sprint Titleholders Championship (May 1-4). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Green (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Jones course, LPGA Intl GC, Daytona Beach, Florida].
Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 8-10; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Defending champions Kelly Robbins (USA) & Tammie Green (USA) beat Laura Davies (Eng) & Mardi Lunn (Aus) by 1 hole in the final of the LPGA matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].
Played as the inaugural Diners Club Matches (Dec 9-11; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Kelly Robbins (USA) & Tammie Green (USA) beat Juli Inkster (USA) & Patty Sheehan (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the LPGA matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].
Played as the Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic. Second-placed Colleen Walker (USA) finished 2 shots behind Green (USA). [Avalon Lakes course, Avalon G&CC, Warren, Ohio; at the time known as Avalon Lakes CC].
Played as the Rochester International. Second-placed and defending champion Patty Sheehan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Green (USA). [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
Played as the HealthSouth Palm Beach Classic. Tammie Green (USA) beat JoAnne Carner (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record her second LPGA Tour win. [Wycliffe G&CC, Wellington, nr West Palm Beach, FL].
Played as the du Maurier Classic (Jun 29-Jul 2). Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) and Betsy King (USA) finished 1 shot behind 29-year-old Tammie Green (USA), who recorded the first of her seven LPGA Tour wins ... and a major championship title! [Beaconsfield GC, Pointe-Claire, Québec].
Green (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1987 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Green finished 39th on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $68,346.
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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