In the winner's circle with Brittany Lang

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Brittany Lang reacts on the 18th green after winning the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic after a three hole playoff at Grey Silo Golf Course on June 24, 2012 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with Brittany Lang

2012 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
June 24, 2012

Hometown/Birthplace - McKinney, TX
Birthdate - July 22, 1985 - currently 26 years, 10 months, 2 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour - Tied for 22nd at the 2005 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional - July 2005

Becomes the fourth Rolex First-Time Winner of 2012, joining Jessica Korda (ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open), Azahara Munoz (Sybase Match Play Championship) and Shanshan Feng (Wegmans LPGA Championship)

Becomes the first-ever player from Duke University to win an LPGA Tour event

With the $195,000 first-place check, she increases career earnings to 3,454,001.50 and increases season earnings to $337,039

Earns 40 points toward the 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup, increasing total to 119 points and remains in sixth place.

Previous career-best finish on the LPGA Tour was runner-up (T2nd at the 2005 U.S. Women’s Open, T2nd at 2008 Sybase Classic Presented by ShopRite and Lorena Ochoa Invitational by Banamex and Corona Light, T2nd at 2009 Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Maxxforce, and 2nd at 2011 RICOH Women’s British Open)

Qualifies to represent Manulife Financial LPGA Classic at the season-ending CME Group Titleholders

 

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