Date: January 31, 2013

Profile: Angela Stanford

Angela Stanford

Stanford turned professional following the 2000 U.S. Women&aposs Amateur in August and played on the Futures Tour, where she earned a victory at the season-ending event in early October. She finished fourth in the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament that year to earn exempt status on the LPGA Tour for 2001. Her first victory on the LPGA Tour came in her third season, at the 2003 ShopRite LPGA Classic. A week later Stanford was in a three player 18-hole playoff for the U.S. Women&aposs Open; she lost to Hilary Lunke by one stroke. Her best finish on the LPGA money was in 2008, at ninth place with over $1.1 million. Stanford has been a member of four U.S. Solheim Cup teams: in 2003, 2007, 2009, and 2011. Stanford&aposs most recent LPGA Tour win came at the start of 2012 at the HSBC Women&aposs Champions in Singapore. LPGA Tour victories: 5 Australian Open victories: Nil Bio: Born: 28 November 1977, Fort Worth, Texas Represents: USA Resides: Saginaw, Texas