Winner of the 2018 Evian Championship Angela Stanford begins her story being introduced to the game by her father in Saginaw, Texas at age 10. Her game developed under the watchful eye of Amy Fox and, after success at the junior level, Angela competed at TCU for coach Angie Larkin, winning nine tournaments and achieving All-American status. She was selected for the 2000 Curtis Cup Team that was victorious at Ganton Golf Club before turning professional later that year. After winning the Futures Tour Championship in the fall of 2000, she joined the LPGA Tour in 2001 and notched her first win at the 2003 Shoprite LPGA Classic and later experienced a heart-breaking loss at the 2003 U.S. Women's Open in a 3-way 18-hole playoff . Angela Stanford shares her early story, "FORE the Good of the Game."
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"FORE the Good of the Game” is a golf podcast featuring interviews with World Golf Hall of Fame members, winners of major championships and other people of influence in and around the game of golf. Highlighting the positive aspects of the game, we aim to create and provide an engaging and timeless repository of content that listeners can enjoy now and forever. Co-hosted by PGA Tour star Bruce Devlin, our podcast focuses on telling their life stories, in their voices. Join Bruce and Mike Gonzalez “FORE the Good of the Game.”
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Started playing golf at the age of 10...Credits her dad, who introduced her to the game, golf instructor Amy Fox (an LPGA Teaching and Club Professional), TCU coach Angie Larkin and Mike Wright as the individuals most influencing her career...Hobbies include shopping, watching movies, playing all sports and watching ESPN Sports Center...Was a member of the LPGA Player Executive Committee for the 2007-08 seasons...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt...Represents PING, Titleist/FootJoy, Vantage Bank Texas, Polo, Cherrish, Nightfood Ice Cream & Shady Oaks Country Club...Has her own Web site, www.angelastanfordgolf.com.
LPGA Tour Victories (7 wins, 1 major)
2003 ShopRite LPGA Classic
2008 Bell Micro LGPA Classic, Lorena Ochoa Invitational
2009 SBS Open at Turtle Bay
2012 HSBC Women’s Champions
2018 The Evian Championship
2020 Volunteers of America Classic
The Solheim Cup (6)
2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015