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Name: - Andy North
Country: - USA
Born : - Mar 9, 1950
Original Home/Club: - Thorpe, WI
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1972

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [2] : US Open (1978, 1985). Multiple US Tour and Champions Tour winner. (See Tournament listings). PGA Tour wins (3). Ryder Cup (1985).


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Current Champions Tour player.


Top tournaments won by Andy North

2008Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Savannah Harbor185 (-31)$225,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 25-27; two-man better-ball team event for the first time since 2001). Second-placed Jeff Sluman (USA) & Craig Stadler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tom Watson (USA) & Andy North (USA). [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].
2001Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)World Golf Village124 (-20)$170,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (Mar 30-Apr 1; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA) & David Graham (Aus) finished 3 shots behind defending champions Jim Colbert (USA) & Andy North (USA). Reduced to 36 holes due to rain. [King & Bear course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].
2000Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)World Golf Village191 (-25)$161,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (March 17-19; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed team of David Graham (Aus) & Bruce Fleisher (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jim Colbert (USA) & Andy North (USA). [Slammer & Squire course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].
1990Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfKemper Lakes70 (-72)
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (May 28; unofficial event for the previous year's four Major winners ... two of whom were otherwise engaged: Nick Faldo (The Masters) and Mark Calcavecchia (The Open); their alternates were previous major winners). Second-placed Craig Stadler (1982 major winner) finished 4 shots behind Andy North (1978 and 1985 major winner). Third with 75 was Payne Stewart (US PGA). Curtis Strange (US Open) withdrew at the last minute with a stomach disorder. [Kemper Lakes GC, Kildeer, nr Chicago, Illinois].
1985Men MajorsUS OpenOakland Hills279 (-1)$103,000
The US Open (85th) (June 13-16). Second-placed Dave Barr (Can), Denis Watson (Zim) and Tze-Chung "T.C." Chen (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind North (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins (two of them US Open Championships). [South course, Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan].
1979Men AmericaGrand Slam of GolfOak Hill CC, NY73 (+3)
Played as the inaugural PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Aug 7; unofficial event for the previous year's winners of the three US-based Majors and the Tournament Plyrs). Tied after 18 holes, Gary Player (The Masters) and Andy North (US Open) shared the $12,000 first prize. Tied in third place on 77 were Jack Nicklaus (Tournament Plyrs) and John Mahaffey (US PGA). [East Course, Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
1978Men MajorsUS OpenCherry Hills CC285 (+1)$45,000
The US Open (78th) (June 15-18). Second-placed JC Snead (USA) and Dave Stockton (USA) finished 1 shot behind North (USA). [Cherry Hills CC, Englewood, nr Denver, CO].
1977Men AmericaNorthern Trust, TheWestchester CC272 (-16)$60,000
Played as the American Express Westchester Classic. Second-placed George Archer (USA) finished 2 shots behind North (USA). [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

 

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