Who's who in golf - Suzann Pettersen

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Name: - Suzann Pettersen
Country: - Norway
Born : - On April 7, 1981 in Norway's capital city of Oslo.
Original Home/Club: - Oslo, Norway
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2000
Web Address: - http://www.suzanngolf.com
Sponsor / Attachment: - Nike; Norway; Dow; BMW.

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (2): Women's PGA Championship (2007); Evian Championship (2013). Solheim Cup player (2002, '03, '05, '07, '09, '11, '13, '15, '19). Multiple wins on the LPGA Tour (15) and Ladies European Tour (7). Ladies European Tr Rookie of the Year (2001).

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Pettersen enjoyed a long and successful career as one of the world's top-ranked women professional golfers. Between 2001 and 2019 she notched up 22 wins on the Ladies European Tour and US-based LPGA Tour, including two major championships. She made nine Solheim Cup appearances, including a winning role in 2019, at which time she also announced her retirement from women's professional golf.

Top tournaments won by Suzann Pettersen

2015Wmn AmericaManulife LPGA ClassicWhistle Bear266 (-22)$225,000
Played as the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic (June 4-7). Second-placed Brittany Lang (USA) finished 1 shot behind Pettersen (Nor), who claimed her 15th LPGA Tour title. [Whistle Bear GC, Cambridge, nr Kitchener, Ont.].
2014Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET70.25n/a
Pettersen (Nor) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. Azahara Munoz (Esp) was second with 70.65; Carlota Ciganda (Esp) was third with 70.76.
2013Wmn MajorsEvian Ch'shipEvian Resort203 (-10)$487,500
The Evian Championship (20th) (Sept 12-15; previously called the Evian Masters; first year as an LET/LPGA major championship). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ, amateur) finished 2 shots behind Pettersen (Nor), who won her second major championship title. Event reduced to 54 holes due to rain. [Evian Resort GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].
2013Wmn AmericaLotte ChampionshipKo Olina GC269 (-19)$255,000
Played as the LPGA Lotte Championship presented by J Golf (April 17-20). Pettersen (Nor) beat Lizette Salas (USA) at the first playoff hole. [Ko Olina GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].
2013Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET68.20n/a
Pettersen (Nor) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. Ariya Jutanugarn (Thai) was second with 69.43; Azahara Munoz (Esp) was third with 70.36.
2013Wmn AsiaLPGA TaiwanSunrise G&CC279 (-9)US$300,000
Played as the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship (Oct 24-27; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Azahara Munoz (Esp) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Pettersen (Nor), who recorded her 14th LPGA Tour win. [Sunrise G&CC, Taoyuan, Taiwan].
2013Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET€518,448see Score
Pettersen (Nor) won the LET 2013 ISPS Handa Order of Merit, with earnings of €518,448 on the Tour. Lee-Ann Pace (RSA) was second with €250,927; Lexi Thompson (USA) was third with €228,794.
2013Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicColumbia Edgewater268 (-20)$195,000
Played as the Safeway Classic presented by Coca-Cola (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed Stacy Lewis (USA) finished 2 shots behind Pettersen (Nor), who recorded her 12th LPGA Tour win. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
2013Wmn AsiaWorld Ladies ChampionshipMission Hills, Haikou270 (-18)€57,560
Played as the Mission Hills World Ladies Championship (March 7-10; CLPGA/LET Trs event). Second-placed Inbee Park (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Pettersen (Nor). The team strokeplay competition was won by South Korea (Inbee Park & Ha-Neul Kim); second was Norway (Suzann Pettersen & Marianne Skarpnord). The leading amateur was Simin Feng (China). [Sandbelt Trails course, Mission Hills Haikou, Hainan Island, China].
2012Wmn AsiaLPGA Hana Bank Ch'shipSky 72 GC205 (-11)US$270,000
Played as the LPGA KEB-Hana Bank Championship (Oct 19-21; KLPGA/LPGA Trs event). Pettersen (Nor) beat Catriona Matthew (Scot) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Ocean course, Sky 72 GC, Incheon, S Korea].
2012Wmn AsiaLPGA TaiwanSunrise G&CC269 (-19)US$300,000
Played as the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship presented by Audi (Oct 25-28; LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Inbee Park (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Pettersen (Nor), who recorded back-to-back LPGA Tour wins. [Sunrise G&CC, Taoyuan, Taiwan].
2011Wmn EuropeLadies Irish OpenKilleen Castle198 (-18)€60,000
Played as the Ladies Irish Open supported by Failte Ireland (Aug 5-7). Second-placed Azahara Muñoz (Esp) finished 6 shots behind Pettersen (Swe), who carded a final round 8-under-par 64. [Killeen Castle GC, Dunsany, Co. Meath].
2011Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET69.36n/a
Pettersen (Nor) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. Catriona Matthew (Scot) was second with 69.57; Amy Yang (S Kor) was third with 69.75.
2011Wmn AmericaPortland ClassicPumpkin Ridge207 (-6)$225,000
Played as the Safeway Classic presented by Coca-Cola (Aug 19-21). Pettersen (Nor) beat Na Yeon Choi (S Kor) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Ghost Creek course, Pumpkin Ridge GC, nr Portland, Oregon].
2011Wmn AmericaSybase Match PlayHamilton Farm1 up$375,000
Played as the Sybase Match Play Championship (May 19-22). Pettersen (Nor) beat Cristie Kerr (USA) by 1 hole in the 18-hole final. [Hamilton Farm GC, Gladstone, NJ].
2010Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET69.75n/a
Pettersen (Nor) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. In Kyung Kim (S Kor) was second with 70.47; Anna Nordqvist (Swe) and Ai Miyazato (Jpn) were tied third with 71.13.
2009Wmn AmericaCanadian Women's OpenPriddis Greens269 (-15)$412,500
Played as the CN Canadian Women's Open (Sept 3-6). Second-placed Momoko Ueda (Jpn), Morgan Pressel (USA), Ai Miyazato (Jpn), Angela Stanford (USA) and Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Pettersen (Nor). [Priddis Greens G&CC, Priddis, nr Calgary, Alberta].
2008Wmn EuropeLadies Irish OpenPortmarnock Links205 (-11)€67,500
Played as the AIB Ladies Irish Open (July 11-13; last played in 2003). Second-placed Marianne Skarpnord (Nor) finished 5 shots behind Pettersen (Nor). [Portmarnock Hotel & Links, nr Dublin, Ireland].
2008Wmn EuropeLadies Swiss OpenGerre Losone194 (-22)€78,750
Played as the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open (May 22-25). Second-placed Amy Yang (S Kor) finished 6 shots behind Pettersen (Nor). Reduced to 54 holes after final round was washed-out. [Golf Gerre Losone, Ticino, Switzerland].
2008Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET68.60n/a
Pettersen (Nor) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour. Annika Sorenstam (Swe) was second with 69.50; Gwladys Nocera (Fra) was third with 70.52.
2007Wmn AmericaKingsmill ChampionshipKingsmill Resort274 (-10)$330,000
Played as the Michelob Ultra Open at Kingsmill (May 10-13). First-time LPGA Tour winner Pettersen (Nor) beat Jee Young Lee (S Kor) at the third playoff hole. [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].
2007Wmn AmericaLongs Drugs ChallengeBlackhawk CC277 (-11)$165,000
Played as the Longs Drugs Challenge (Oct 4-7). Pettersen (Nor) beat Lorena Ochoa (Mex) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Lakeside course, Blackhawk CC, Danville, CA].
2007Wmn AsiaLPGA Hana Bank Ch'shipMauna Ocean141 (-3)US$191,250
Played as the Hana Bank KOLON Championship (Oct 19-21; KLPGA/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Eun-Hee ji (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Pettersen (Nor). Event reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Mauna Ocean Resort, Yeongnam, S Korea].
2007Wmn AsiaLPGA ThailandSiam CC267 (-21)US$195,000
Played as the Honda LPGA Thailand (Feb 26-Mar 1; LPGA Tr event; last played in 2007). Second-placed Hee Young Park (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Ochoa (Mex), who recorded her 25th LPGA Tour win. [Plantation course, Siam CC, Pattaya].
2007Wmn EuropeSAS Ladies MastersLosby GC204 (-12)€30,000
Played as the SAS Masters (Aug 24-26). Second-placed Nikki Garrett (Aus) finished 9 shots behind Pettersen (Nor). [Losby GC, nr Oslo, Norway].
2007Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGABulle Rock GC274 (-14)$300,000
The McDonald's LPGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola (53rd) (June 7-10). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Pettersen (Nor). [Bulle Rock GC, Havre De Grace, Maryland].
2001Wmn EuropeLadies French OpenArras Golf280 (-8)€39,912
Played as the Open de France Dames (June 7-10). First-time LET winner Pettersen (Nor) beat Becky Morgan (Wales) in a sudden-death playoff. [Arras Golf Resort, Anzin-Saint-Aubin, nr Arras, Pas-de-Calais].
2001Wmn AwardsRookie of Yr - LET8,014 pts£129,546
Pettersen (Nor) won the LET 2001 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. She finished second on the Tour's (points-based) Order of Merit, and second on the final money list with £129,546.
1999Wmn AmateurBritish Amateur (Girls)High Post3 & 1amateur
Played as the Girls' British Open Amateur Championship. Pettersen (Nor) beat Miriam Nagl (Braz) 3 and 1 in the final match. [High Post GC, nr Salisbury, Wilts, England].


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