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Name: - Paula Creamer
Country: - USA
Born : - August 5th, 1986 in Mountain View, Santa Clara County, California.
Original Home/Club: - Mountain View, California
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2004
Web Address: - http://www.paulacreamer.swankysports.com

Roll of Honour

Majors (1). Solheim Cup player (2005, '07, '09, '11, '13, '15, '17). Multiple wins on the LPGA, European and Japan Tours. LPGA Tr Rookie of the Year (2005).


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After a stunning junior and amateur career, Creamer won the 2004 LPGA final qualifying tournament by 5 shots. Immediately after the event she turned professional, aged 18. In 2005, her rookie year on the LPGA Tour, she quickly established her place as a top player. She became the youngest player of a multiple round tournament in LPGA history and the youngest player to reach $1 million in LPGA career earnings. Crowning her fabulous rookie year, she became the youngest player to play in the Solheim Cup (aged 19). Creamer lives in Windermere, near Orlando.


Top tournaments won by Paula Creamer

2014Wmn AsiaWomen's World Ch'shipSentosa GC278 (-10)US$210,000
Played as the HSBC Women's Champions (Feb 27-Mar 2; LPGA Tr event). Creamer (USA) beat Azahara Munoz (Esp) with a 75-foot putt for an eagle three at the second playoff hole, to record her tenth LPGA Tour win. [Serapong course, Sentosa GC, Singapore].
2010Wmn MajorsUS Women's OpenOakmont CC, PA281 (-3)$585,000
The US Women's Open (65th) (July 8-11). Second-placed Suzann Pettersen (Nor) and Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind first-time major championship winner Creamer (USA). [Oakmont CC, nr Pittsburgh, PA].
2008Wmn AmericaFields Open in HawaiiKo Olina GC200 (-16)$195,000
Played as Fields Open in Hawaii (Feb 21-23). Second-placed Jeong Jang (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Creamer (USA). [Ko Olina GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].
2008Wmn AmericaMarathon ClassicHighland Meadows268 (-16)$195,000
Played as the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic presented by Kroger (July 10-13). Second-placed Nicole Castrale (USA) finished 2 shots behind Creamer (USA). [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
2008Wmn AmericaSamsung World Ch'shipHalf Moon Bay, CA279 (-9)$250,000
Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 2-5). Second-placed Song-Hee Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Creamer (USA). [Ocean course, Half Moon Bay Links, Half Moon Bay, CA].
2008Wmn AmericaSemGroup Ch'shipCedar Ridge282 (-2)$270,000
Played as the SemGroup Championship presented by John Q Hammons (May 1-4). Creamer (USA) beat Juli Inkster (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Cedar Ridge CC, Broken Arrow, nr Tulsa, OK].
2007Wmn AmericaSBS OpenTurtle Bay207 (-9)$165,000
Played as the SBS Open at Turtle Bay (Feb 15-17). Second-placed Julieta Granada (Para) finished 1 shot behind Creamer (USA). [Palmer course, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii].
2007Wmn AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (LPGA)RTJ Trail at Magnolia Grove268 (-20)$150,000
Played as the Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions (Nov 8-11; next played as a new LPGA event in 2019). Second-placed Birdie Kim (S Kor) finished 8 shots behind Creamer (USA). [Crossings course, RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile, AL].
2005Wmn EuropeEvian Ch'shipEvian Resort273 (-15)US$375,000
Played as the Evian Masters (July 20-23; LET/LPGA Trs event; recognised as a major ch'ship by the LET, but not by the LPGA Tour). Michelle Wie (USA, amateur) and Lorena Ochoa (Mex) finished 8 shots behind 18-year old Creamer (USA). [Evian Masters GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].
2005Wmn AwardsRookie of Yr - LPGAx$1,531,780
Creamer (USA) won the LPGA Tour 2005 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. 19 year-old Creamer finished second on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $1,531,780.
2005Wmn AmericaSybase ClassicWykagyl CC278 (-6)$187,500
Played as the Sybase Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury (May 19-22). Second-placed Jeong Jang (S Kor) and Gloria Park (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind 18-year-old Creamer (USA), who became the youngest winner on the LPGA Tour since 1952. [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].

 

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