Billy Andrade

William Thomas Andrade is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Champions Tour. Andrade was born in Bristol, Rhode Island. He is an American Junior Golf Association alum and 1981 Rolex Junior Player of the Year.

TURNED PRO - 19987

College - Wake Forest university

 
 

 

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EXEMPT STATUS

  • PGA TOUR Champions: Top 36 Charles Schwab Cup Points (13th), All-Time Money List (44th)

JOINED TOUR

  • PGA TOUR: 1988
  • PGA TOUR Champions: 2014

PGA TOUR VICTORIES (4)

  • 1991 Kemper Open, Buick Classic
  • 1998 Bell Canadian Open
  • 2000 Invensys Classic at Las Vegas

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS VICTORIES (3)

  • 2015 Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, Boeing Classic, Charles Schwab Cup Championship

ADDITIONAL VICTORIES (7)

  • 1991 JC Penney Classic [with Kris Tschetter]
  • 1992 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Tom Kite]
  • 1999 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Brad Faxon]
  • 2001 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Brad Faxon]
  • 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic [with Keegan Bradley and Brooke Henderson]
  • 2018 CVS Health Charity Classic [with Keegan Bradley and Brooke Henderson]
  • 2019 CVS Health Charity Classic [with Keegan Bradley and Brooke Henderson]

PLAYOFF RECORD

PGA TOUR (2-1)

  • 1991 Defeated Jeff Sluman, Kemper Open
  • 1993 Lost to Mark Brooks, Brad Bryant, Bob Estes, John Inman, Buick Southern Open
  • 1998 Defeated Bob Friend, Bell Canadian Open

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS (1-3)

  • 2014 Lost to Fred Couples, Shaw Charity Classic
  • 2015 Defeated Bernhard Langer, Charles Schwab Cup Championship
  • 2016 Lost to Esteban Toledo, Allianz Championship
  • 2019 Lost to Kirk Triplett, PURE Insurance Championship

NATIONAL TEAMS

  • 1986 World Amateur Team Championship
  • 1987 Walker Cup

PERSONAL

  • Along with Brad Faxon, runs Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon Charities for Children, Inc., which has raised more than $15 million for children in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, largely through the CVS Caremark Charity Classic the duo co-host at Rhode Island CC each summer.
  • Co-hosts the East Lake Invitational with Stewart Cink, raising more than $1.2 million for the East Lake Foundation since the event's inception.
  • In 1999, the Golf Writers Association of America honored the duo with the Charlie Bartlett Award, given to playing professionals for their unselfish contributions to society.
  • Inducted into the Wake Forest Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Has done some television work for Golf Channel in the past.
  • Son, Cameron, is a member of the golf team at Wofford College and won the 2013 Georgia State High School Golf Championship.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Family, sports, cooking