Professional

2001 Highlights

Won her third LPGA title at the Subaru Memorial of Naples, where she posted a career-low score of 64 during the second round.

Finished second and crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez, where she lost a two-hole playoff with fellow Swede Annika Sorenstam.

Posted seven top-10 finishes, including a tie for seventh at the Nabisco Championship, her best finish in a major championship.

Recorded the first hole-in-one of her LPGA career during the second round of the Evian Masters; recorded the second hole-in-one of her career during the final round of the season-ending Tyco/ADT Championship; she won a car for both aces.

Along with Laura Diaz, led the Tour in eagles with 13.

Won the AAMI Women's Australian Open on the Evian Ladies European Tour (LET).

2001 Stats (rank)

Rds under par: 36/84 (39) Rds in the 60s: 21/84 (26) Birdies: 291 (18)

Eagles: 13 (1) Greens in reg: 67.3% (43) Driving accuracy: 61.5% (166)

Sand saves: 44.7% (34) Putting avg: 29.86 (43) Driving avg: 262.60 (4)

Career Highlights

In 2000, became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez; won the Weetabix Women's British Open; lost the Mizuno Classic in a playoff with Lorie Kane; scored 21/2 points as a member of the victorious European Solheim Cup Team; won three titles on the LET.

In 1999, tied for sixth at the Weetabix Women's British Open, where she recorded a double eagle during the second round- hit a 3-iron from 217 yards into the hole on the par-5 sixth.

In 1998, best finish was a tie for second at the Weetabix Women's British Open; won four international tournaments.

In 1997, finished fifth at the Alpine Australian Ladies Masters and won the Thailand Open on the Women Professional Golfers' European Tour (WPGET).

In 1996, finished 12th on the WPGET Order of Merit; won two international titles.

Won the 1995 Swiss Open and 1997 Thailand Open.

In 1994, joined the WPGET.

In 1992, turned professional.

Amateur

Gustafson started playing golf at the age of 10 and had limited amateur experience.

Personal

5'8", brown hair, green eyes...Attended Swedish school for 15 years, where she studied law, accounting and marketing...Credits Seve Ballesteros and Laura Davies as the individuals most influencing her career...Has two older brothers...Hobbies include motorcycles and music...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.

LPGA Victories, Awards, Etc.

LPGA Victories (3): 2000 Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez, Weetabix Women's British Open. 2001 Subaru Memorial of Naples.

The Solheim Cup (2): 1998, 2000.

Major Championship History

The U.S. Women's Open became an LPGA major in 1950; the McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by AIG became a major in 1955; the Kraft Nabisco Championship became a major in 1983; and the Weetabix Women's British Open became a major championship in 2001. From 1979-2000 the LPGA's fourth major was the du Maurier Classic. The Weetabix Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic in 2001. (KNC, Kraft Nabisco Championship; LPGA, McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by AIG; OPEN, U.S. Women's Open; WB, Weetabix Women's British Open; DM, du Maurier Classic)

Courtesy LPGA, http://www.LPGA.com.

   

Born: 12/27/73 Saro, Sweden

Residence: Orlando, Fla.

Rookie year: 1998

Status: Exempt

Career victories (last): 3 (2001)

Career-low round: 64

Career earnings (rank): $1,324,432 (74)

LPGA career holes-in-one: 2

Playoff record: 0-2

International victories: 11

Education: Aranasskolan & Komvux University (1995, Marketing, Economics, Law)




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