Gustafson announces she is leaving LPGA Tour

Gustafson announces she is leaving LPGA Tour

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Sophie Gustafson announced Friday she is leaving the LPGA Tour, where she posted five of her 24 worldwide victories.
Yani Tseng reaches Match Play third round

Yani Tseng reaches Match Play third round

GLADSTONE, N.J., May 18 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Yani Tseng outdueled Katie Futcher Friday to reach the third round of the LPGA Sybase Match Play Championship.
Inkster shares lead at Ochoa Invitational

Inkster shares lead at Ochoa Invitational

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- LPGA Hall of Fame member Juli Inkster shot a 5-under 67 Thursday that gave her a share of the lead at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

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Europe up by one match at Solheim Cup

Europe up by one match at Solheim Cup

DUNSANY, Ireland, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A victory by Anna Nordqvist and Suzann Pettersen gave the European team a 4 1/2-3 1/2 lead over the United States at the Solheim Cup competition in Ireland.

Hjorth among those named to Solheim team

DUNSANY, Ireland, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Maria Hjorth was among four Top 40 golfers added Monday to the European Solheim Cup team.
Meena Lee leads Women's British Open

Meena Lee leads Women's British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, July 28 (UPI) -- Meena Lee fired a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 Thursday and owns the lead after the first round of the LPGA's Women's British Open.

Lee pulls off upset in LPGA match play

GLADSTONE, N.J., May 19 (UPI) -- Meena Lee pulled off a huge upset Thursday, defeating second-seeded Jiyai Shin in the opening round of the Sybase Match Play Championship.

Rain disrupts U.S. Women's Open

OAKMONT, Pa., July 9 (UPI) -- Brittany Lang and Cristie Kerr shared the clubhouse lead Friday when thunderstorms forced a suspension of play in the second round of the U.S. Women's Open.

Feng owns one-shot lead on LPGA Tour

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 10 (UPI) -- Shanshan Feng, looking for her first victory on the LPGA Tour, shot an 8-under 64 Thursday and led by one after the opening round of the State Farm Classic.
Ochoa, three others lead at Singapore LPGA

Ochoa, three others lead at Singapore LPGA

SINGAPORE, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Lorena Ochoa, despite a pair of bogeys Thursday, is tied for the lead after one round of the HSBC Women's Champions LPGA tournament in Singapore.
Gustafson wins LPGA event in California

Gustafson wins LPGA event in California

DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Sophie Gustafson closed with a 4-under-par 68 Sunday and won the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Danville, Calif.

Ochoa, Gustafson share LPGA lead

DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Women's world No. 1 Lorena Ochoa shot a 7-under 65 Saturday to tie Sophie Gustafson for the third-round lead of the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge.

Gustafson keeps lead on LPGA Tour

DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Sophie Gustafson, trying for her first victory since 2003, maintained a one-shot lead Friday after two rounds of the CVS LPGA Challenge.

Gustafson leads LPGA Tour event

DANVILLE, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Sophie Gustafson, trying to end a six-year winless drought, took a two-shot lead Thursday after one round of the CVS LPGA Challenge in Danville, Calif.
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Sophie Gustafson
Sophie Gustafson drives off the first tee in the final round of the Samsung World Championship at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, California on October 15, 2006. Gustafson went on to finish third in the tournament behind winner Lorena Ochoa and runner-up Annika Sorenstam. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)

Sophie Gustafson (born 27 December 1973) is a Swedish professional golfer. She is a member of U.S. based LPGA Tour and a life member of the Ladies European Tour. She has five LPGA and 21 international wins in her career. She is a four-time LET Order of Merit winner and has represented Europe in the Solheim Cup on each team since 1998.

Gustafson turned professional in 1992 whilst studying marketing, economics and law at Aranasskolan & Komvux University in Sweden. In the next three years she played 12 Telia Tour and four Ladies European Tour tournaments. On the Telia tour she had six top ten finishes. Her best finish on the LET was a 22nd at her home tournament in Sweden.

1995 saw her join the Ladies European Tour gaining two top 10 finishes in 13 starts. 1996 was her first full year on the Ladies European Tour. She gained her first professional wins, winning once on the Telia Tour at the Rörstrand Ladies Open and once on the Ladies European Tour at the Déesse Ladies Swiss Open. In 1997 she earned her first win on the Ladies Asian Tour at the Thailand Ladies Open and finished T40th at LPGA Q School to earn non-exempt status for 1998.

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