Quick Q and A With Karen Stupples

QUICK Q&A WITH KAREN STUPPLES, WINNER OF THE 2004 RICOH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN

What will be the winning score this week?
KS: Depends on the weather, but I will say 8 under par will win.

Is this your first time here?
KS: First time playing but I commentated at the 2007 Open Championship for Radio 5 Live.

What is the easiest hole?
KS: The par-5 14th hole

Hardest hole?
KS: 10 will be fairly tough. And 18 will be tough.

How many balls might find the Barry Burn this week?
KS: 75.

How many total birdies will be made on “Super Sunday”. (The RWBO will make a donation to the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal for every birdie or better achieved by the entire field on Sunday)?
KS: 280 birdies

Whose game does this course suit?
KS: IK Kim, Catriona Matthew, Sophie Gustafson, Becky Brewerton, Maria Hjorth

What type of game won’t work?
KS: A player who is high-hitting and aggressive.

Favorite meal before the first round?
KS: Some kind of protein is good.

What do you eat on the course?
KS: Gatorade bars. Two bites of it and you’re done.

Who are your golfing heroes?
KS: Nick Faldo and Laura Davies.

Topics: Stupples, Karen, Ricoh Women's British Open

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