Andy Bean – An interesting and successful golfer in the world

Not only is he one of the best golfer in the world but Andy Bean is also well-known as an interesting man with unique hobby which is fishing.


The childhood

Andy Bean (or Thomas Andrew Bean) was born in March 13 in 1953. It was lucky for his future career that his father was also really into golfer. When his family moved to Lakeland in 1968, his father registered a golfer course for him. His career started at that time.

Besides playing golfer, he was also a student at Florida University. After school, he played for men’ golf team and won 4 amateur prizes. His teammates and he attended the Southeastern Conference and NCAA Championships with the flying-color results. His education finished in 1975 with the Marketing bachelor’s degree and he started to focus on golf career.

American golfer Andy Bean playing out of a bunker during the US Masters golf tournament held in Augusta, USA during April 1989. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

Pro career

Bean at Charles Schwab Cup

More luckily than the other golfers, Andy Bean had an auspicious start with the first PGA Tour victory in 1977. He has been ranked in the TOP 10 following to the Official World Golf Rankings in 1986 and 1987.

When he was 50 years old, he gained continual champions and attracted the concert of fan so much. He won the Champion Tour twice, one in 2003 and another in 2008. Being a member of team in United States Ryder Cup 1979 and 1987

In short, some of famous prizes he won were Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, The Open Championship     , PGA Championship…

In the 70s, Andy Bean was known as one of the most remarkable golfer around the world with 11 victories in PGA Tour.


Not only is he talented in golf, Andy Bean is also a pro fishman

Although And Bean was born in LaFayette, he grew up in Jekyll Island. When he was 3 years old, he started to play golf and fishing. After taking part in the golf champions, he spent a lot of free time for fishing as a must-have hobby. The other members in his family including his wife and 3 daughters are also good at fishing. With Andy Bean, beside golf, fishing is his passion. Thanks to fishing and golf, he has met so many neat people. He has played with presidents. He has played with actors. And then getting to go out and play with guys like Jack and Arnold Palmer and Gary Player,…



Andy Bean is an interesting golfer because he is not only known as professional golfer but also as a pro fishman. His hobby helps him gain more relationship and be more charming in his fans’ eyes.




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