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.
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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