In the Winner's Circle with Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pettersen
Photo Credit: Gareth Gay/Getty Images

Suzann Petterson of Norway waits to putt on the second hole, in front of spectators, during day four of the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Born: Oslo, Norway
Lives: Orlando, Fla.
Birthdate: April 7, 1981 – currently 32 years, 6 months, and 20 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: tied for 10th at 2002 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2000

  • VICTORIES
    • LPGA: 14th career victory; 4th this season Previous wins: 2013 The Evian Championship, 2013 Safeway Classic, 2013 LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf, 2012 LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship, 2012 Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship, 2011 Sybase Match Play, 2011Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola, 2009, CN Canadian Women’s Open, 2007 McDonald’s LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola, 2007 Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill, 2007 Longs Drugs Challenge, 2007 HanaBank KOLON Championship, 2007 Honda LPGA Thailand
  • MONEY
    • CAREER: With the $300,000  first-place check, Suzann remains seventh on the LPGA Career Money List with $11,610,187.50
    • SEASON: Suzann crossed the $2 million mark in season-earnings with $2,241,847 and remains second on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
  • ROLEX RANKINGS
    • Projected to remain No. 2 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings
  • OF NOTE
    • 2nd player on Tour to record at least four wins in 2013 (Inbee Park- 6)
    • Successfully defended her title for the first-time on the LPGA Tour
    • 10th top-10 finish in her last 11 starts
  • Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship - TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
    • Suzann won the event in 2012, recording a three-stroke victory over Inbee Park
    • Finished T13 at the 2011 Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship
  • 2013 IN A NUTSHELL
    • 21 events, 19 cuts made, $2,241,847 earned, 4 wins, 10 additional top-10s
  • 2012 RECAP
    • 24 events, 23 cuts made, $1,182,860 earned (9), 2 wins, 3 additional top-10 finishes
    • Recorded back-to-back victories in the fall in Asia at the LPGA KEB*HanaBank Championship and the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship Presented by Audi
    • Crossed the $1 million mark in season earnings for the sixth consecutive year

 

Topics: In the winners circle, Pettersen, Suzann, Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship

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