Who's who: Tammie Green

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Who's who: Tammie Green

  • Name:

    Tammie Green
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Dec 17, 1959 in Somerset, Ohio.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1986

Roll of Honour

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).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2006.

Top tournaments won by Tammie Green

1998
America
Corning CC
268 (-20)
$105,000
Corning

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Venue

Corning CC

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$105,000

Title sponsor

Corning

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].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

Giant Eagle

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].

1997
America
274 (-14)
$180,000
Sprint

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Sprint

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].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Score

1 up

Prize money

$125,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

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].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

$125,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

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].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$82,500

Title sponsor

x

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].

1993
America
Locust Hill CC
276 (-12)
$75,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Venue

Locust Hill CC

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

x

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].

1993
America
Wycliffe G&CC
208 (-8)
$60,000
HealthSouth

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Venue

Wycliffe G&CC

Score

208 (-8)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

HealthSouth

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].

1989
Majors
Beaconsfield GC, Que.
279 (-9)
$90,000
du Maurier

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Venue

Beaconsfield GC, Que.

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

du Maurier

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].

1987
Awards
x
$68,346
LPGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Green, Tammie

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

$68,346

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

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.

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