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Janet Anderson
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5’6”, blond hair, blue eyes...Played varsity lacrosse and tennis in college...Finished ninth at the 1983 Superstars competition, where she led after four events on the strength of winning the bowling event.

Career Highlights

  • Was voted Golf Digest’s Rookie of the Year for 1978.
  • Had nine top-10 finishes in 1981.
  • Captured her first tournament title in 1982 at the U.S. Women’s Open to become one of 13 LPGA members to make the Open her first win.
  • Had four top-10 finishes in 1983.
  • Posted three top-five finishes in 1984.
  • Finished second at the 1985 Rail Charity Golf Classic.
  • Best 1991 finish was a tie for 10th at the PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship.
  • Played in just 11 events in 1993. Underwent hand surgery mid-season due to a broken bone in her left hand.
  • Tied for seventh at the 1994 ShopRite LPGA Classic.
  • Best finish in 1995 was a tie for 20th at the Star Bank LPGA Classic in conjunction with the Children’s Medical Center.
  • Best finish in 1996 was a tie for fifth at the Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic, where she recorded a new career-low round of 65 during the third round.
  • Best finish of the 1997 season was a tie for 40th at the LPGA Corning Classic.

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