Who's who: Angela Stanford

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Who's who: Angela Stanford

  • Name:

    Angela Gwen Stanford
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Nov 28, 1977 in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2001
  • Website:

    https://www.angelastanfordfoundation.org

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): Evian Championship (2018). SENIOR MAJORS (1): Senior LPGA Championship (2023). Curtis Cup player (2000). Solheim Cup player (2003, '07, '09, '11, '13, '15). Multiple wins on the LPGA Tour.

Did you know?

Attending Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Stanford was a four-time All-American, and was selected to play in the 2000 Curtis Cup. She turned professional in that same year, recording a win on the Futures Tour, before joining the LPGA Tour in 2001.

In the ensuing years Stanford notched up five LPGA Tour wins and six Solheim Cup appearances before landing her first major championship title in the 2018 Evian Championship at the age of 40. In 2023, aged 45, she scooped a senior major title in the Senior LPGA Championship.

Top tournaments won by Angela Stanford

2024
Women
Copper Rock
206 (-10)
$60,000
LPGA Tr

Category

Women

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Venue

Copper Rock

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

Played as the Senior LPGA Championship (7th) (May 22-25; 54-hole event for women seniors aged 45 and above). Second-placed Cristie Kerr (USA) finished 3 shots behind 46-year-old defending champion Angela Stanford (USA), who became the first back-to-back winner of this event. [Copper Rock GC, Hurricane, Utah].

2023
Women
206 (-10)
$60,000
LPGA

Category

Women

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

LPGA

Played as the Senior LPGA Championship (6th) (June 29-July 1; for women seniors aged 45 and above). Second-placed Trish Johnson (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 45-year-old Angela Stanford (USA), who recorded her first senior major championship title. [Sultan's Run Golf Club, Jasper, Indiana].

2020
America
277 (-7)
$262,500
Volntrs of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

$262,500

Title sponsor

Volntrs of America

Played as the Volunteers of America Classic (Dec 3-6; postponed from Oct 1-4 due to global coronavirus pandemic). Second-placed Yealimi Noh (USA), So Yeon Ryu (S Kor) and Inbee Park (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind home state winner Angela Stanford (USA). [Old American GC, The Colony, nr Dallas, TX].

2018
Majors
272 (-12)
$577,500
Evian

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$577,500

Title sponsor

Evian

The Evian Championship (25th) (Sept 13-16). Second-placed Austin Ernst (USA), Mo Martin (USA), Amy Olson (USA) and Sei-young Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind 40-year-old Stanford (USA), who recorded her first win in a major championship. [Evian Resort GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

US$210,000

Title sponsor

HSBC

Played as the HSBC Women's Champions (Feb 23-26; LPGA Tour event). Angela Stanford (USA) beat Jenny Shin (S Kor) at the third playoff hole, to record her fifth LPGA Tour win. Shanshan Feng (China) was eliminated at the first playoff hole and Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) at the second. [Garden course, Tanah Merah CC, Singapore].

2009
America
206 (-10)
$180,000
SBS

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

SBS

Played as the SBS Open at Turtle Bay (Feb 12-14; LPGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Michelle Wie (USA) finished 3 shots behind Stanford (USA). [Palmer course, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$210,000

Title sponsor

Bell Micro

Played as the inaugural Bell Micro LPGA Classic (Sept 11-14). Second-placed Shanshan Feng (China) finished 1 shot behind Stanford (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Crossings course, RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile, AL].

2008
America
275 (-13)
$200,000
Banamex/Corona

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$200,000

Title sponsor

Banamex/Corona

Played as the inaugural Lorena Ochoa Invitational presented by Banamex and Corona (Nov 13-16). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) and Brittany Lang (USA) finished 1 shot behind Stanford (USA). [Guadalajara CC, Jalisco, Mexico].

2003
America
197 (-16)
$195,000
ShopRite

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Stanford, Angela

Score

197 (-16)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

ShopRite

Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic (June 27-29). Second-placed Becky Morgan (Wales) finished 3 shots behind 25-year-old Angela Stanford (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [Bay course, Seaview Resort, Galloway, nr Atlantic City, NJ].

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