Anna Rawson is an Australian businesswoman, model, and retired professional golfer. She played on the Ladies European Tour (LET) and the LPGA before retiring from golf in 2010. Anna now lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and two children.
After enduring tragedy at a young age, she took up golf to forge a closer bond with her father and brother, who played the game. She began her modeling career at the age of 16 when she was a finalist in Dolly Magazine’s cover contest and has not looked back.
Outside of her life as a model, Rawson is the co-founder of the food brand Seedlyfe. She also serves as an ambassador for PXG Golf and activewear brand Tory Sport from the renowned fashion company Tory Burch.
A list of stats and info about the golfer
- Age: 39
- DOB: August 5 1981
- Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
- Nationality: Australia
- Relationship Status: Married
- Net Worth: Estimated between $500,000 – $1 Million
Anna Rawson was born on the 5th of August, 1981, in the South Australian City of Adelaide. She is the daughter of Jim and Diana Rawson and has one brother, Willy. Their parents divorced when Anna was 4 years old, which fuelled Diana’s depression and mental health challenges. It led to her taking her own life a year later.
Consequently, Rawson was raised by her father in Adelaide where she attended the affluent Immanuel College before she journeyed to the United States for College. She attended The University of Southern California, where she earned an All-Pac 10 honorable mention on three occasions.
She graduated from Southern Cal in 2004 with a BA in Communication, but it was not enough to satisfy her intellect. In 2015 she earned a coveted MBA from Columbia Business School
Anna currently lives in Los Angeles and with her husband Ted Chervin and their two daughters.
Rawson took up golf at the age of 13 to forge a closer bond with her dad Jim, and brother Willy. In 1999, after only 5 years of playing golf, Anna won the South Australian and Victoria Junior Championships. That year she also claimed the Jack Newton International Junior Classic title.
Her efforts earned her a spot in the 1999 Australian Amateur, and in 2000, she competed in the Australian Open. It was here where she caught the attention of The University of Southern California.
They subsequently offered her a scholarship to join their ranks in 2001, which she accepted.
After graduating from SC, Rawson made the decision to turn Pro on the 8th of December 2004. That year she played a full season on The US Futures Tour, now the Symetra Tour. In the LPGA Qualifying Tournament, she missed the cut and lost out on a tour card for 2005.
2005 was a far better year for the Australian, as she ventured to Europe to try her hand in The Ladies European Tour Qualifying School. She finished third at La Cala Resort in Spain after leading through 54-holes, which was sufficient to earn her a LET card for the 2006 season.
In her rookie year on the LET, Anna achieved one top ten and two top 20 finishes, which placed her 74th on the order of merit. Her earnings for the year totaled EUR 24,981.76, enough for her to keep her card for the 2007 season. Rawson’s best result as a professional came in 2006 when she tied for tenth in The Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open.
2007 saw Rawson finish 33rd on the money list, after a second-place and two top 20s. In 2008 she was invited to join The LPGA Tour. She competed in that year’s edition of The LPGA Championship but failed to make the cut. However, Anna did earn her tour card.
In 2009, Anna made eight cuts out of eighteen appearances. Her best round of that year came at The Canadian Women’s Open where she carded a course record first round of 64. Her best finish that season was a tie for 13th.
2010 would be the Australian’s last year on tour, where her best result was a tie for 41st, followed by a tie for 55th in The U.S. Women’s Open. After forty-six tournaments played and only fourteen cuts made, Rawson called time on her golfing career to pursue modeling, business, and family interests.
Rawson entered the world of modeling when she was 16. Her five foot ten figure, coupled with her intellect and gorgeous looks, guided her to a place in the final of a cover contest for Australian teen magazine Dolly.
Furthermore, Anna walked catwalk shows for iconic brands such as Chanel and Escada.
Business Interests and Sponsorships
Anna is now a full-time businesswoman who co-founded the superfood brand Seedlyfe with her business partner Lori Bregman. The company sells a variety of supplement food powders targeting mothers.
Outside of Seedlyfe, Anna is a brand ambassador for golf company PXG and activewear brand Tory Sport.
After completing her MBA, she took up the role of Marketing Director with PXG. However, she only spent 11 months with the Arizona company before leaving to start Seedlyfe.
Health and Hobbies:
Rawson has long held an interest in health, nutrition, and wellness, which bodes well for her business Seedlyfe. Besides keeping healthy, she spends a large portion of her time with her husband and two daughters and is known to enjoy a good movie.
In 2010 when Anna hung up her golf clubs, she got engaged to a lawyer-businessman Ted Chervin at a Four Season Hotel in Hawaii. The couple wedded in June 2013 and have two children together.
Chervin is the Managing Director of ICM Partners. They represent artists, journalists, broadcasters, and a variety of other media talent. Chervin is a Harvard Law School graduate who began his career in New York as an assistant United States attorney prosecuting cases of felony.
His career transitioned into entertainment when he was a partner at literary firm Broder Webb Chervin Silbermann. The company was acquired by ICM in 2006, and Chervin has been instrumental in the growth of their broadcast division, which represents Savannah Guthrie, Christiane Amanpour, and Wolf Blitzer.
Ted has packaged multiple hit television series during his time with ICM including, Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, and Dancing With The Stars.
In 2019, he was instrumental in securing investment from Crestview Partners, leading to the subsequent acquisition of London agencies Talent International and The Stellar Group.
Besides his achievements in television, Chervin also serves on the board of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.
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