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Legends of the LPGA

Kris Tschetter

Warrenton, VA
  • 1 Win on the LPGA Tour

  • 1 Win on The Legends Tour

  • Legends Wins: 2015 Walgreens Charity Classic

  • ISPS Handa Cup: 2015

Kris Tschetter was raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 1987 and joined the LPGA tour in 1988. Kris and Billy Andrade teamed up to win the JC Penney Mixed Team Classic in 1991 and Kris won the Northgate Computer Classic in 1992. She finished 2nd in two majors, the 1996 U.S. Open to Annika Sorenstam and the 1997 Nabisco Dinah Shore to Betsy King. Kris has earned nearly $3 million dollars in prize money in her career and her 8 under par, 29, still stands as a British open 9 hole record. Kris received the Heather Farr award in 2000 after coming back from her 1st of many hip surgeries and in 2002 she was named one of 10 outstanding young Americans presented by the United States Junior Chamber. She is in the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame, the South Dakota Golf Hall of Fame and the Texas Christian University Hall of Fame. Tschetter's heartwarming account of her 15-year friendship with Ben Hogan, Mr. Hogan, The Man I Knew, has rave reviews from fans and critics alike.

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