Who's who in golf - Angela Stanford


Go back to Who's Who search

-
Name: - Angela Gwen Stanford
Country: - USA
Born : - Nov 28, 1977 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Original Home/Club: - Fort Worth, Texas
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2001
Web Address: - http://www.angelastanfordfoundation.org

Roll of Honour

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


Top tournaments won by Angela Stanford

2018Wmn MajorsEvian Ch'shipEvian Resort272 (-12)$577,500
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].
2012Wmn AsiaWomen's World Ch'shipTanah Merah278 (-10)US$210,000
Played as the HSBC Women's Champions (Feb 23-26; LPGA Tr event). 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].
2009Wmn AmericaSBS OpenTurtle Bay206 (-10)$180,000
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].
2008Wmn AmericaLorena Ochoa Invtl.Guadalajara CC275 (-13)$200,000
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].
2008Wmn AmericaMobile Bay LPGA ClassicRTJ Trail at Magnolia Grove273 (-11)$210,000
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].
2003Wmn AmericaShopRite ClassicSeaview Resort197 (-16)$195,000
Played as the ShopRite LPGA Classic (June 27-29). Second-placed Becky Brewerton (Wales) finished 3 shots behind Stanford (USA). [Bay course, Seaview Resort, Galloway, nr Atlantic City, NJ].

 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
Walker Cup: The USA scored a convincing 15.5-10.5 win over their GB&I opponents in the 47th Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool. The USA amateurs won all but two of the Sunday singles matches.
Solheim Cup:  can Europe’s top women professional golfers fair better at Gleneagles than they did in their 2017 Solheim Cup encounter with the USA. (Sept 13-15).
Who's Who: 
Brian Barnes:  one of the most colourful Scottish golfers of the modern era sadly passed away. Few others can boast two matchplay wins against Jack Nicklaus … on the same day!
Steve Stricker:  three-time Ryder Cup player and 12-time PGA Tour winner, defends his PGA Tour Champions, Sanford International title at Minnehaha CC (Sept 20-22).

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos