Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pettersen

Suzann Pettersen is a Norwegian professional golfer. She plays on the LPGA Tour (US-based). Pettersen is also a member of the Ladies European Tour. She held the world second position several times. This is her best achievement. She was born in Oslo, Norway. Her parents are Mona and Alex. Both of them participated in sports. Pettersen has two brothers, Gunerius and Stefan. They are distant relatives of Gunerius Pettersen (1826–1892), a famous merchant. During her amateur career, Pettersen was Norwegian Amateur Champion 5 times (1996-2000). She represented her country on the Espirito Santo Trophy (1998 and 2000) and she represented Europe at the Junior Ryder Cup Matches (1997 and 1999). 

Pettersen has 7 victories in the Ladies European Tour. They are: Open de France Dames (2001), SAS Masters (2007), Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open (2008), AIB Ladies Irish Open (2008), Ladies Irish Open (2011), Mission Hills World Ladies Championship (2013) and The Evian Championship (2013). In the last championship, winners share was $366.000.
Pettersen also has 14 LPGA Tour victories. They are: Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill (2007), McDonald's LPGA Championship (2007), Longs Drugs Challenge (2007), Hana Bank-KOLON Championship (2007), Honda LPGA Thailand (2007), CN Canadian Women's Open (2009), Sybase Match Play Championship (2011), Safeway Classic (2011), LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship (2012), Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship (2012), LPGA Lotte Championship (2013), Safeway Classic (2013), The Evian Championship (2013) and Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship (2013).

She won 2 major championships. McDonald's LPGA Championship (2007), winners share was $300.000. The Evian Championship (2013), winners share was $487.000. Suzann Pettersen is treated as one of the best golfers in the world.

 

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