In the Winner's Circle with Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pettersen
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Suzann Pettersen in action during the final round of The Evian Championship.

IN THE WINNER’S CIRCLE with SUZANN PETTERSEN
2013 Evian Championship
September 15, 2013

Born: Oslo, Norway
Lives:
Orlando, Fla.
Birthdate:
April 7, 1981 – currently 32 years, 4 months, and 25 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour:
tied for 10th at 2002 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional:
2000
  • VICTORIES
    • LPGA: 13th career victory; 3rd this season, 2nd major championship victory Previous wins: 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 $487,500  first-place check, Suzann crosses the $11 million mark in career earnings and stays at seventh on the LPGA Career Money List with $11,089,683
    • SEASON: Suzann has earned $1,721,342 this season and moves to second on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List 
  • ROLEX RANKINGS
    • Projected to move to No. 2 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings
  • OF NOTE
    • 3rd player on Tour to record at least three wins in 2013 (Inbee Park- 6, Stacy Lewis- 3)
    • Recorded back-to-back victories for the second time in her career (2012 Korea and Taiwan)
    • 7th top-10 finish in her last 8 starts
    • Won the Mission Hills World Ladies Championship in China on the Ladies European Tour in March
  • EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP - TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
    • Suzann is the inaugural winner of the LPGA’s fifth major
    • She made 10 appearances at the Evian Masters with a best finish of fifth in 2010
  • 2013 IN A NUTSHELL
    • 18 events, 15 cuts made, $1,721,342 earned, 3 wins, 9 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, The Evian Championship

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