In the Winner's Circle: Suzann Pettersen wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

2013 LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf

Born: Oslo, Norway
Lives: Orlando, Fla.
Birthdate: April 7, 1981 – currently 32 years, 1 month, 13 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: tied for 10th at 2002 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2000

VICTORIES
  LPGA: 11th career victory; first victory of the 2013 season
    Pettersen’s fifth playoff victory in seven career playoff appearances (finished T2 in other two)
   
MONEY
  CAREER: With the $255,000 first-place check, Suzann moves to seventh on the LPGA Career Money List with $9,796,708
  SEASON: Suzann has earned $428,368 this season and is fourth on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
   
TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
  Previous best finish at the LPGA LOTTE Championship was sixth place in 2012
   
2013 IN A NUTSHELL
  6 events, 5 cuts made, $428,368 earned, 1 win, 1 additional top-5
  Earns 30 points toward Player of the Year race with her victory and now currently sits in third with 48 points
   
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
   
OF NOTE
  Her previous best finish this season was a T3 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship
  Won the Mission Hills World Ladies Championship in China on the Ladies European Tour in March
  With her victory this week, Suzann is projected to move up to No. 5 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

 

 

Topics: In the winners circle, LPGA Lotte Championship, Pettersen, Suzann

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