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. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) and Betsy King (USA) finished 1 shot behind Green (USA). [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.
LPGA Tour Championship: the CME Group Tour Championship brings the curtain down on the LPGA Tour’s 2020 season at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida (Dec 17-20).
Race to Dubai: the European Tour’s season-long Order of Merit comes to its conclusion in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (Dec 10-13).
Peter Alliss: accomplished player, Ryder Cup star, course designer, writer, humourist and commentator, this legend of the game will be greatly missed by his legions of followers … golfers and armchair golf enthusiasts alike.
Angela Stanford: major championship winner and Solheim Cup star, records an impressive win in her home state of Texas in the Volunteers of America Classic.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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