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Name: - Andrew John Coltart
Country: - Scotland
Born : - May 12, 1970 in Dumfries, Scotland.
Original Home/Club: - Dumfries, Scotland / Duke's Course, St Andrews
Occupation: - Professional golfer; television and radio commentator.
Turned Pro: - 1991

Roll of Honour

Scottish Boys Amateur champion (1987). Walker Cup player (1991). Ryder Cup player (1999). Multiple wins on the European and Australasian Tour. Australasian Tour Order of Merit winner (1997/98 season).


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After an excellent amateur career, Coltart turned professional in 1991 and commenced playing on the European Tour in 1993. In addition to his two European Tour wins, he was also part of the victorious Scotland team (with Colin Montgomerie and Sam Torrance) that scooped the Alfred Dunhill Cup at St Andrews in 1995.

Amongst his international wins, Coltart was a two-time winner of the Australian PGA Championship (1994, '97). He also topped the Australasian Tour Order of Merit in the 1997/98 season.

Coltart no longer plays on the European Tour, but spends much of his time developing young Scottish players, as well as providing golf commentary and analysis on television and radio. His sister Laurea is married to English golfer Lee Westwood.


Top tournaments won by Andrew Coltart

2001Men EuropeGreat North OpenSlaley Hall277 (-11)€217,209
Played as the Great North Open (June 21-24). Second-placed Paul Casey (Eng) and Stephen Gallacher (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Coltart (Scot), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
1998Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus TrA$316,107see Score
Coltart (Scot) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 1997/98 Order of Merit, with earnings of A$316,107 on the Tour. Peter O'Malley (Aus) was second with A$264,533; Greg Chalmers (Aus) was third with A$263,926. [Season: Oct 97 to March 98].
1998Men EuropeQatar MastersDoha GC270 (-18)€141,408
Played as the inaugural Qatar Masters (March 5-8; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Andrew Sherborne (Eng) and Patrik Sjöland (Swe) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Coltart (Scot). [Doha GC, Qatar].
1997Men Aus/NZAustralian PGANew South Wales GC285x
Played as the Mastercard Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Andrew Coltart (Scot).
1994Men Aus/NZAustralian PGANew South Wales GC281x
Played as the Reebok Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Andrew Coltart (Scot).

 

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