This week is all about...Catriona Matthew

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Catriona Matthew of Scotland poses for a picture at the gala dinner after the third round of the Evian Masters at the Evian Masters golf club on July 23, 2011 in Evian-les-Bains, France.

Each week throughout 2012, we will spotlight one LPGA player and provide an in depth look into her life - both on and off the course. Keep coming back each day to learn more about Catriona Matthew.

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Super Scot

Matthew remains top player while balancing motherhood, career

by Neal Read

Longevity is a fickle and fleeting thing when it comes to the world of professional sports, with athletes in every realm searching for the formula that will ensure long and lasting careers. There’s no magic secret to consistent success over a long period of time, but with a lot of hard work, determination and skill, an athlete can remain at or near the top of their profession for decades.

Catriona Matthew is an example of just that.

The friendly Scot is in the 18th season of an impressive career on the LPGA Tour and remains one of the world’s best week-in and week-out. Fresh off a tie for fifth at the Kingsmill Championship, Matthew has put together another season to be proud of, making 12 of 14 cuts and adding another $261,276 to her more than $7.1 million in career earnings. More>>

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2012 STATISTICS
  • STARTS:14
  • VICTORIES: 0
  • DRIVING ACCURACY: 69% (94)
  • BIRDIES: 147 (47)
  • SAND SAVES: 44% (54)
  • TOP 10 FINISHES: 3
  • EARNINGS: $261,276
  • EAGLES: 3 (27)
  • PUTTS PER GREEN: 1.8 (17)
  • GIR: 71% (21)
  • DRIVING AVERAGE: 255 (46)
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