As we spotlight a new player each week we will provide an in depth look into her life on and off the course. This week be sure to read the buzz all about Angela Stanford and get to know her.
Angela Stanford leans on patience, gets into contention
Golf demands patience. It doesn't necessarily teach it.
Angela Stanford, a 35-year-old Texas pro, has been stalking golf balls for a living for 14 years -- and, before that, in age-group, high school and college competition. But it was only Thursday that she professed to have "learned a quick lesson" about forbearance.
After a first-round 73 that she thought should have been much better, Stanford played 's second round of the U.S. Women's Open with a commitment to serenity and was rewarded with a 4-under-par 68. That matched tournament leader Inbee Park for the best score of the day and brought Stanford within six strokes of the lead. Read More>>
Angela Stanford relishes chance to shine in Solheim Cup spotlight
Angela Stanford, a Fort Worth resident and five-time winner on the LPGA Tour, will be part of her fifth U.S. Solheim Cup team when matches begin Friday at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo.
Stanford, a former TCU and Saginaw Boswell standout, has helped the U.S. claim two cups during her professional career (2009, 2007). She considers the biennial team competition a career highlight and a potential springboard to her first major championship. Read More>>
Angela Stanford makes a move
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- When you've been at this golf business for so long, there might not necessarily be new things to learn. But there always will be things to relearn.
Take American veteran Angela Stanford, for example. Patience may be a virtue, and even a "super-virtue," in golf. But she doesn't naturally possess it. In fact, she has an abundance of the opposite. Read More>>
Angela Stanford near lead US Women’s Open
It’s been 10 years since Angela Stanford was on the losing side in one of the most unlikely US Women’s Opens in history, when Hilary Lunke survived an 18-hole playoff for her only win on the LPGA Tour.
Lunke doesn’t play much golf these days, married and retired from the tour, living in Minnesota as a stay-at-home mother to three daughters. Stanford soldiers on, having won five times in her career, but no major championship.
She still gets asked about losing to Lunke in 2003, at Pumpkin Ridge in North Plains, Ore. Read More>>
Kingsmill contender Angela Stanford true to Texas roots, devoted to foundation
WILLIAMSBURG — Angela Stanford didn't know that she's made the cut of every LPGA tournament at Kingsmill. Didn't know that her 9-for-9 track record on Pete Dye's River Course puts her in a club with only one other member — Natalie Gulbis.
But this Stanford knows: "I love it here from top to bottom, from the resort, to the volunteers, the community, and the golf course is just awesome. … You could put this venue on our schedule five times for all I care. Read More>>