Andrew Coltart (born in Dumfries on 12 May 1970) is a Scottish professional golfer. Overlooking Dumfries The Old Bridge House Dumfries location in Scotland Dumfries (DÃ¹n Phris in Scottish Gaelic) is a Royal Burgh and town of about 45,000 people on the River Nith in Dumfries and Galloway in the south west of Scotland. ... Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country in northwest Europe and a constituent nation of the United Kingdom. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...
As an amateur Coltart won the 1987 Scottish Boys Championship and the 1991 Scottish Amateur Stroke Play Championship, and participated in the 1991 Walker Cup. He turned professional in 1991 and has been a member of the European Tour since 1993. His first professional win came at the Scottish Professional Championship in 1994, which was a Challenge Tour event. He has two wins on the main European Tour, the 1998 Qatar Masters and the 2001 Great North Open. In 1995 he was a member of the winning Scottish team in the Alfred Dunhill Cup. He also won the Australian PGA Championship in 1994 and 1997. The Walker Cup is a series of golf matches conducted biennially between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Challenge Tour is the second tier mens professional golf tour in Europe. ... The Qatar Masters, which was established in 1998 is one of the two PGA European Tour golf tournaments which are staged in the Gulf States, the other being the Dubai Desert Classic. ... The Alfred Dunhill Cup was a team golf tournament which ran from 1985 to 2000. ...
Coltart's best finishes on the European Tour Order of Merit are seventh place in 1996 and ninth place in 1998. He was a member of the European Ryder Cup team in 1999. Ryder Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...
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Coltart carded a third round 69 at Slaley Hall for an 11 under par total of 205 and admitted he would be disappointed not to claim the £133,330 first prize tomorrow.
Coltart had shared the overnight lead on eight under after consecutive rounds of 68 and was never headed once playing partner Dredge bogeyed the second hole after failing to get up and down from left of the green.
Coltart's putting has been one of the major reasons he has not fulfilled the potential initially demonstrated with the first of two Australian PGA victories in 1994 and confirmed with his maiden European Tour win in the Qatar Masters in 1998.
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