Born in Calgary in 1978, Stuart Anderson moved to Fort McMurray at the age of three. The son of a golf fanatic, Anderson picked up a club for the first time at eight, just three years later he won his first junior tournament at the Links of Spruce Grove Golf Course.
Anderson continued to fine tune his game on the fairways and greens of the Miskanaw Golf Club before lending a helping hand in the construction of the Fort McMurray Golf Club.
His dreams of becoming a professional hockey player were dashed in the middle of his Grade 10 year at Westwood High School when his family moved to Arizona. It was in the Grand Canyon State where Anderson helped lead the Red Mountain High School Golf Team to a 5A State Championship in 1996.
Two years later Anderson received a full scholarship to Illinois State University where he won three NCAA tournaments before graduating in 2000.
Anderson made his professional golf debut in 2001 on the Canadian Golf Tour, shooting rounds of 76-75 to miss the cut at the Myrtle Beach Open. Four tournaments later and Anderson was cashing his first cheque, winning $300 for a 71st place finish at the Telus Edmonton Open.
Anderson captured his first Canadian Tour title in April of 2005, finishing -17 at the Foster Farms California Classic and taking home a cheque worth $24,000. He has also represented Canada twice at the prestigious World Cup hosted in Spain and China.
Anderson now resides in Sooke, BC with his family.
- Player Director on the Canadian Tour Board… Best result in 2010 was a T-18 at the Players Cup. Medalist honours at first stage of the 2009 PGA TOUR Qualifying School.
- Won the 2009 Desjardins Montreal Open. Finished 5th at the 2009 ATB Financial Classic, T-5 at the 2008 Argentine Masters (2009 Season) and T-4 at the 2009 Corona Mazatlan Classic Mexican PGA Championship.
- Qualified for the 2009 RBC Canadian Open and Canada’s World Cup team with Graham DeLaet… Finished T-4 at the 2008 Saskatchewan Open Three Top-10 finishes in 2007 including a T-3 at the Ford Culiacan Open.
- 2007 Canadian Member of Canadian Tour International Team Matches. Advanced to second stage of the 2007 PGA Tour Qualifying School and missed trip to final stage by two shots. Ended the 2006 season with three-shot victory at the Canadian Tour Championship.
- Captured his first Canadian Tour title with a two-shot win at the 2005 Foster Farms Classic.
- Finished 5th on the 2005 Order of Merit, best showing by a Canadian, and earned a spot in the 2005 Canadian Open.
- Member of the 2004 Canadian World Cup Team.