Jody Anschutz is an American golfer who competed as Jody Rosenthal prior to her marriage to Fred Anschutz on October 14, 1989. She was born on October 18, 1962 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jody Anschutz started winning events during her amateur years, first with the AJGA Tournament of Champions and the Hudson Junior Invitational in 1981. She was awarded the Most Valuable Player award during her days as a collegiate player for the University of Tulsa in 1982, 1984 and 1985.
She also bagged the runner-up honors at the 1982 and 1985 NCAA championships and won the Broadmore Invitational in 1983. She also made the cut in three US Women Opens and one Nabisco Dinah Shore, all prior to turning pro. She reached the 27th spot at the US Women’s Open and Columbia Savings Classic. She made her debut on the LPGA in 1986 and won the Rookie of the Year title for her efforts. The following season she bagged the prize at the Du Maurier Classic, one of the major championships in the LPGA. She finished in the top ten in three other majors and landed fifth on the money list and there were no wins for her since 1992. This would be the first and last time that she would rank among the top ten. Anschutz played her last game on the LPGA in 2002.
Aside from golf Jody Anschutz also kept busy with charity work. She conducts the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Pro-Am in Rio Verde, Arizona, in order to raise money for underprivileged children.