Birthdate: June 14, 1973
Birthplace: Orthez, France
Turned Professional: 2000
Ladies European Tour Wins: 2 - 2004 Union Fenosa Open De Espana, Arras Open De France Dames
Player Notes: Amateur
European Amateur Team Champion, European Junior Team Champion, European Girl Team Champion, Junior Spanish Champion European Team Championship 1997 and 1999. French National Team 1998. Quarter-finalist British Championship 1998. European Team Champion 1999. Vagliano Trophy Winner 1999. Spanish Champion 1999. French Champion 1999.
A landmark year for Stephanie when she won two titles in the space of three weeks. Stephanie beat Gina Scott in a playoff for the Spanish Open and at the French Open in Arras, Stephanie carded a final round of 67 to join Patricia Meunier-Lebouc and Marie-Laure de Lorenzi as the only French players to win the Women's French Open. Played in 14 events and finished with four more top tens including second place at the Catalonia Ladies Masters behind compatriot Karine Icher. Closed the season in third place on the OOM, by far her best year to date and was voted the Player's Player of the Year by her fellow competitors. A Solheim Cup team place beckons for Stephanie if she can continue her excellent for in 2005.
Stephanie continued to improve through 2003 with a string of consistent finishes in 13 events played to close out her best season to date as a professional, finishing 10th on the OOM. Despite stumbling at the final hurdle at the Wales WPGA Championship of Europe, where she finished third, it was still a fabulous year for the diminutive Frenchwoman who will surely reach the winners circle soon, such is her dedication to her game. Also finished fifth at the French Open and tied 1tth at the Italian Open. 2004 makes for a promising year for Ms Arricau.
Played in ten events, best finish T8 at the Irish Open. T11 at the Tenerife Ladies Open. Missed two cuts, the Weetabix Women's British Open and the Wales WPGA Championship of Europe. Ended the season in 41st on the OOM, a new personal best, with 1011.59 points.
Endured a torrid year, missing five cuts and recording her best finish of tied 20th at the Mexx Sport Open in the nine events she played. Finished 97th on the order of merit with 239.33 points, gaining her Category 9 card for next season without having to endure Tour School.
Won her first two events in 2004 at the Arras Open de France Dames and Union Fenosa Open de Espa–a.
Graduate in Marketing and Sales Management. Hobbies include walking in the Pyrenees, skiing, tennis and cinema. Plays out of Pau Golf Club.