In the Winner's Circle with Beatriz Recari

Beatriz Recari
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Beatriz Recari of Spain poses with the winner's trophy after her -9 under par, 2-hole playoff victory over I.K. Kim of South Korea during the Final Round of the LPGA 2013 Kia Classic at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, California.

2013 Kia Classic

 

Born: Pamplona, Spain
Lives:
Miami, Fla.
Birthdate:
April 21, 1987 – currently 25 years, 11 months, four days
Qualified for LPGA Tour:
Finished 10th at the 2009 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional:
2005

  • VICTORIES
    • - LPGA: Second career victory. Previous wins: 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge
 
  • MONEY
    • - CAREER: With the $255,000 first-place check, Beatriz moves to 149th on the LPGA Career Money List with $1,354,736
    • - SEASON: Beatriz has earned $421,597 this season and is second on the 2013 LPGA Official Money List
 
  • TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
    • - Previous best finish at the Kia Classic was T18 in 2011
 
  • 2013 IN A NUTSHELL
    • - 4 events, 4 cuts made, $421,597 earned, 1 win, 2 additional top-5s
    • - Earns 30 points toward Player of the Year race with her victory and now currently sits in second with 46 points
 
  • 2012 RECAP
    • - 27 events, 27 cuts made, $444,620 earned (32), five top-10 finishes
    • - Recorded season-best tie for sixth at the Navistar LPGA Classic
    • - Finished seventh on Tour in fairways (80.1 percent) and 10th in greens hit (72.5 percent)
 
  • OF NOTE
    • - Currently holds the fourth longest streak of consecutive cuts made with 38. She trails Karrie Webb (49), Paula Creamer (47) and Jiyai Shin (41)
    • - Made 57 starts between victories (2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge and 2013 Kia Classic)
    • - Had a streak of 61 consecutive holes without a bogey ended on the sixth hole in Sunday’s final round

 

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