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Pettersen, Suzann (NOR)
Ladies European Tour Player Profile
Surname Pettersen
First Name(s) Suzann
Date of Birth 7th April 1981
Place of Birth Oslo Norway
Nationality Norway
Residence Norway
Interests All kinds of sport and music.
Date turned Pro. 4th September 2000
Exemption Status 02 - Winners of OOM, British Open or Evian
Sponsor Nike
Represents Norway

Ladies European Tour Season Stats and Results
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Ladies European Tour Career Summary
Statistics
Career Earnings (Euro) 1,727,780.51
Tournaments Played 61
LET Tournaments Won 7
Total Tournaments Won 20
Top Ten Finishes 20
Lowest Round 62 (61 on LPGA)
Order of Merit Record
SeasonPos.EuroPlayed
2001 2 211,472.16 10
2002 8 118,808.92 12
2003 11 79,622.51 5
2004 n/a 49,222.70 3
2005 43 38,924.05 3
2006 34 52,903.52 4
2007 25 79,154.71 4
2008 6 183,278.68 4
2009 107 9,037.27 2
2010 6 149,489.66 3
2011 9 142,087.19  
2012 39 69,211.93  

Biography Pettersen, Suzann (NOR)

PROFESSIONAL

  • In 2013, Suzann enjoyed her most successful season in 12 years as a professional. She ended the year as the World No.2 just behind Inbee Park and in additional to her LET career money, had accumulated more than $11,664,446.50 in career winnings on the LPGA. She won five tournaments around the world and posted 11 additional top 10 finishes. On the LET, she won the Mission Hills World Ladies Championship and The Evian Championship: her second Major. The Evian Championship was jointly sanctioned by the LET and LPGA and was recognized as a Major on the LPGA for the first time in 2013, although it was reduced to three rounds due to adverse weather. She also tied for 4th at the Ricoh Women’s British Open. She won the LET’s ISPS HANDA Order of Merit for the first time in her career with earnings of €518,448.81 from three tournaments. On the LPGA, she won the 2013 LPGA LOTTE Championship, Safeway Classic, The Evian Championship* and Sunrise Taiwan LPGA Championship. Suzann’s year was highlighted by her seventh appearance in The Solheim Cup and her third appearance on a winning team as Europe won for the first time in the United States at Colorado Golf Club. Suzann earned 2 ½ points with a 2-1-1 record, taking her all-time record to 14-9-6 with 17 total points scored.
  • In 2012, played 4 LET events with a best finish of 2nd at the Ladies Irish Open. Season’s earnings: €69,211.93 (39). 2012 LPGA season in a nutshell: played 24 events, 23 cuts made, $1,182,860 (9), five top-10 finishes. Recorded back-to-back victories at the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship and the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship Presented by Audi. Sixth consecutive season to cross the $1 million in season earnings.
  • In 2011, Suzann played the majority of her season on the LPGA and had a sensational season including 2 wins and 11 top-ten finishes. First victory came in May at the Sybase Match Play Championship and her second win at the Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola. She finished fifth at the Money List and made a total of $1,322,770.00 season’s earning. She also played three LET events which included a win at the Ladies Irish Open and tied for 6th place at the Evian Masters. Made her sixth appearance at the Solheim Cup and helped lead the European Team to victory by securing one of the most important points in the Sunday singles.
  • In 2010, Suzann played the majority of her season on the LPGA. Finished runner-up at the Honda PTT LPGA Thailand, the Kraft Nabisco Championship and the Bell Micro LPGA Classic; tied for second at the U.S. Women’s Open, the CN Canadian Women’s Open and the Lorena Ochoa Invitational with season’s earnings of $1,557,174.50. Suzann’s best finish on the LET was 5th at the Evian Masters Presented by Société Générale.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Won the French Open in 2001 in only her second start as a professional after beating Becky Morgan in a playoff. Finished runner up at the German Open behind Karine Icher. Finished runner up at the WPGA Championship of Europe behind Helen Alfredsson. Finished second at the Mexx Sport Open behind Karine Icher after a playoff. Won LET Rookie of the Year on 2001. Lost another playoff to Karrie Webb for the Australian Open in 2002. Lost yet another playoff to Iben Tinning for the Irish Open. Lost in her most recent playoff to Sophie Gustafson at the 2003 HP Open after shooting 62 to get into it. Playoff is not her favourite word! Represented Europe in the 2002 Solheim Cup in her rookie year. Represented Europe in the 2003 Solheim Cup, winning four points and conceding her singles match to Beth Daniel when she knew Europe had won the Cup. Represented Europe in her third Solheim Cup at Crooked Stick GC, Carmel, Indiana, where she was undefeated winning 3 points out of a possible four. Played in The Solheim Cup in 2007 at Halmstad GC in Sweden. Won six tournaments around the world in 2007 and rose to number two in the Rolex Women’s World Rankings by the end of the year. Won 2 LET tournaments in 2008: the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open at Golf Gerre Losone and the AIB Ladies Irish Open at Portmarnock Links. Ranked fifth in the world at the end of the 2008 season. Earned 10th worldwide victory at the 2009 the CN Canadian Women's Open. Made 5th Solheim Cup appearance at Rich Harvest Farms, USA. Ranked as World No.3 at the end of 2009. In 2011 added three more individual victories (two on the LPGA and one on the LET) to her CV. She also made her sixth Solheim Cup appearance at Killeen Castle, where the European Team regained the Cup from the US Team. She won one of the most vital points in her singles match against Michelle Wie, recovering from being 1 down and finishing with three birdies to help secure victory for European team.

AMATEUR

World Amateur Champion 2000, British Girls Champion 1999, Norwegian Champion 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000. Gained Evian Tour card after finishing 11th in LET Qualifying School 2001. 

PERSONAL

175cm with blond hair and blue eyes. Lists most sports, especially skiing, keeping fit and music amongst her hobbies. Names Norway’s Athlete of the Year in 2008 and 2010. Attached to Oslo GC. Represents Nike.

Official website- Blog: http://www.suzanngolf.com/

Facebook page:

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https://www.facebook.com/pages/Suzann-Pettersen/115737465121043

Twitter: @suzannpettersen

 

TOUR VICTORIES

(*The 2013 Evian Championship was sanctioned by both the LET and LPGA Tour).

(7) 2001 French Open, 2007 SAS Masters, 2008 Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open, 2008 AIB Ladies Irish Open, 2011 Ladies Irish Open, 2013 Mission Hills World Ladies Championship, 2013 The Evian Championship*

LPGA VICTORIES

(14) 2007 Michelob ULTRA Open, McDonalds LPGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola, Longs Drugs Challenge, HANA Bank KOLON Championship, Honda LPGA Thailand 2007, 2009 CN Canadian Women's Open, 2011 Sybase Match Play Championship, 2011 Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola. 2012 LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship, Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship Presented by Audi, 2013 LPGA LOTTE Championship, Safeway Classic, The Evian Championship*, Sunrise Taiwan LPGA Championship.

 

SOLHEIM CUP

(7): 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013.

 

TOUR RECORD

Year-earnings-ranking

2001                                       8,014.30      2

2002                                       4403.40       8

2003                                       307.98         11

2004                                       –         –

2005                                       €38,924.05

2006                                       €52,903.52 34

2007                                       €79,603.51 25

2008                                       €183,278.68          6

2009                                       €9,037.27   107

2010                                       €149,489.66          7

2011                                       €142,087.19          9

2012                                       €69,211.93                         39

2013                                       € 518,448.81                     1


Ladies European Tour Career Highlights
SeasonTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
2001 Ladies French Open 1 280 -8 39,912.18
2001 Ladies British Masters 4= 212 -7 7,868.17
2001 WPGA Championship of Europe 2 280 -12 66,275.44
2001 Palmerston Ladies German Open 2 211 -5 15,740.42
2001 Mexx Sport Open 2 212 -4 16,568.86
2002 AAMI Women's Australian Open 2 278 -10 32,860.77
2002 Ladies Irish Open 2 214 -2 16,747.50
2003 HP Open 2 269 -19 47,600.96
2005 Scandinavian TPC 6 289 +1 17,500.00
2005 Ladies Finnish Masters 2= 141 -1 15,033.33
2005 Volvo Cross Country Challenge 4 73 Par 12,500.00
2006 Scandinavian TPC 3 276 -16 35,000.00
2006 SAS Masters 6= 215 -1 5,296.00
2007 Scandinavian TPC 4= 284 -4 25,305.00
2007 SAS Masters 1 204 -12 30,000.00
2008 DB Ladies Swiss Open 1 194 -22 78,750.00
2008 AIB Ladies Irish Open 1 205 -11 67,500.00
2010 Evian Masters 5 276 -12 110,640.00
2011 Wegmans LPGA Championship 3= 64 -8 0.00
2011 Evian Masters 6= 277 -11 71,314.55
2011 Ladies Irish Open 1 198 -18 60,000.00

Ladies European Tour 2010 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
22-07-10 Evian Masters 5 276 -12 110,640.00
29-07-10 Ricoh Womens British Open 14= 287 -1 33,224.66
06-08-10 AIB Ladies Irish Open 23= 214 -2 5,625.00

Ladies European Tour 2011 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
26-06-11 Wegmans LPGA Championship 3= 64 -8 0.00
10-07-11 US Women's Open 15= 78 +6 0.00
21-07-11 Evian Masters 6= 277 -11 71,314.55
28-07-11 Ricoh Women's British Open 37= 288 Par 10,772.64
05-08-11 Ladies Irish Open 1 198 -18 60,000.00

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