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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.


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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].

 

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