Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Suzann Pettersen - Biography,Career,Personal Life Of Suzann Pettersen

Ladies European Tour Player Profile
Suzann Pettersen
Suzann Pettersen
First Name(s)Suzann
Date of Birth7th April 1981
Place of BirthOslo Norway
InterestsAll kinds of sport and music.
Date turned Pro.4th September 2000
Exemption StatusLET Ranking Tournament Winners
Ladies European Tour Career Summary
Career Earnings (Euro)1,140,119.77
Tournaments Played54
Tournaments Won5
Playoff Record1/5
Top Ten Finishes18
Completed Rounds191
Lowest Round62
Stroke Average71.29
Total vs Par-151
Average vs Par-0.80
Order of Merit Record
Detailed Season Records

Ladies European Tour Career Highlights
2001Ladies French Open1280-839,912.18
2001Ladies British Masters4=212-77,868.17
2001WPGA Championship of Europe2280-1266,275.44
2001Palmerston Ladies German Open2211-515,740.42
2001Mexx Sport Open2212-416,568.86
2002AAMI Women's Australian Open2278-1032,860.77
2002Ladies Irish Open2214-216,747.50
2003HP Open2269-1947,600.96
2005Scandinavian TPC6289+117,500.00
2005Ladies Finnish Masters2=141-115,033.33
2005Volvo Cross Country Challenge473Par12,500.00
2006Scandinavian TPC3276-1635,000.00
2006SAS Masters6=215-15,296.00
2007Scandinavian TPC4=284-425,305.00
2007SAS Masters1204-1230,000.00
2008DB Ladies Swiss Open1194-2278,750.00
2008AIB Ladies Irish Open1205-1167,500.00
2010Evian Masters5276-12110,640.00
2011Wegmans LPGA Championship3=64-80.00
2011Evian Masters6=277-1171,314.55
2011Ladies Irish Open1198-1860,000.00
Last Season (2010) Highlights
22-07-10Evian Masters5276-12110,640.00
29-07-10Ricoh Womens British Open14=287-133,224.66
06-08-10AIB Ladies Irish Open23=214-25,625.00
Current Season (2011) Results
26-06-11Wegmans LPGA Championship3=64-80.00
10-07-11US Women's Open15=78+60.00
21-07-11Evian Masters6=277-1171,314.55
28-07-11Ricoh Women's British Open37=288Par10,772.64
05-08-11Ladies Irish Open1198-1860,000.00
Biography - Suzann Pettersen

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.


2009 Highlights
In 2009, Suzann played full time on the LPGA Tour. She won the CN Canadian Women's Open, where she crossed the $1 million mark in season earnings and $5 million mar in career earnings; finished second at the Corona Championship, where she carded a season-low 64 in the second round and went 68 holes without a bogey - a 2009 record, and the Sybase Classic Presented by ShopRite, and tied for second at the Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola, where she and Michele Redman lost to M.J. Hur in a two-hole, sudden-death playoff; posted eight additional top 10 finishes including a tie for fourth at the J Golf Phoenix LPGA International, a tie for fifth at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, ties for sixth at the U.S. Women's Open, LPGA State Farm Classic and Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger, where she recorded her second LPGA Tour hole-in-one, a tie for eighth at both the Samsung World Championship and LPGA Tour Championship Presented by Rolex and a tie for ninth at the MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta, where she crossed the $4 million mark in career earnings. She played in just two events co-sanctioned with the LET: the Evian Masters and Ricoh Women's British Open. She qualified for her fifth consecutive European Solheim Cup Team and posted a 1-4-0 record, earning one point for the European Team.

2007 Highlights
This was an immense year for Suzann who won six tournaments around the world, with five on the LPGA and one on the LET. By the end of the year she had moved to second place on the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings, only behind Lorena Ochoa. She played in four events on the LET, winning her second LET title at the SAS Masters at Losby Golf Club in Norway by nine shots. She also finished T4th at the Scandinavian TPC and finished 25th on the New Star Money List. On the LPGA, she became a first time winner at the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill after overcoming a four stroke deficit to defeat Jee Young Lee in a three hole sudden death play-off. She recorded her second LPGA win at the McDonalds LPGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola, her first major championship victory. She won three of four events entered in October: the Longs Drugs Challenge, where she defeated Lorena Ochoa on the second hole of a play-off. In consecutive weeks she went wire to wire to win both the HANA Bank KOLON Championship and the Honda LPGA Thailand 2007 where she carded a season low 63 in the third round. She recorded an additional six top ten finishes, including a runner-up finish at the Safeway International presented by Coca-Cola and a tie for second at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. She crossed the USD$2 million mark in career earnings at the Wegmans LPGA, where she tied for 18th. Finished second on the LPGA money list with USD$1.8 million in season earnings. Made her fourth appearance on The European Solheim Cup Team, posting a 1-1-2 record.

2006 Highlights
Suzann played in four LET events and her best result was third in the Scandinavian TPC Hosted by Annika. She also posted T6 in the SAS Masters at her home club of 'Bogstad' in Norway. She finished T41 at the Evian Masters and T102 in the Weetabix Women's British Open. Earnings were EUR 52,903.52 to finish 34th on the New Star Money List. Played in 23 events on the US LPGA Tour and posted three top ten places. Earned US$292,621.00 to close the year 46th on the Money List.

2005 Highlights
Suzann played in three events on the LET after suffering from debilitating back problems for the first eight months of the year. She was confined to her bed for six weeks after collapsing at Christmas time with a slipped disc. When she came back out on Tour her best finish was T2 at the Ladies Finnish Masters and 6th at the Scandinavian TPC hosted by Annika. She also finished T53 at the Evian Masters and finished 43rd in the LET Money list. Suzann was selected as a Captain's pick by Catrin Nilsmark and did not disappoint, earning three points out of a possible four at Crooked Stick GC in Carmel, Indiana. On the LPGA, Suzann's best finish was T6 at the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic. She earned $81,224.00 and finished T92 on the ADT Money List in America.

2004 Highlights
Played in just four events on the LET with a best finish of T9 at the Evian Masters. Also T14 at the HP Open. On the LPGA, Suzann began her season late after recuperating from elbow surgery. In 16 starts, posted three top tens including T7 at the Wegman's Rochester LPGA, T10 at the Wendy's Championship for Children and T5 at the State Farm Classic. Earnings $193,845 to finish at 58th on the ADT Money list.

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.

175cm with blond hair and blue eyes. Lists most sports, keeping fit and music amongst her hobbies, and English coach Simon Holmes as having most influence on her career. Attached to Oslo GC.

2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009

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