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Paula Creamer

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Paula Creamer (born August 5, 1986) is an American professional golfer playing on the LPGA Tour. She was named LPGA Rookie of the Year in 2005 and currently has three wins on the LPGA Tour and five total professional wins.

Creamer has been ranked in the top 10 of the Women's World Golf Rankings since the rankings were introduced in February 2006.

She won the 2004 LPGA Tour Qualifying School by five shots, thus gaining membership on the tour for 2005. She turned professional immediately afterwards.

On May 22, 2005, Creamer won the Sybase Classic tournament in New Rochelle, New York at 18 years 9 months and 17 days. This made her the second-youngest first time winner of an LPGA tournament after Marlene Bauer-Hagge, whose first victory was in 1952.

On July 23, she added a win in the Evian Masters tournament in France, a tournament co-sanctioned with the Ladies European Tour, and recognized as a major by the Ladies European Tour and became the youngest and quickest player to reach $1 million in LPGA career earnings. In August 2005 she won the NEC Open on the Japan LPGA tour.

Creamer currently has endorsements deals with Taylor Made, Adidas, RBS, NEC. Kraft & Sundog Eyewear.

Amateur
- Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 2004 (winners)
- Espirito Santo Trophy (representing the United States): 2004
- Junior Solheim Cup (representing the United States): 2002 (winners)

Professional
- Solheim Cup (representing the United States): 2005 (winners), 2007 (winners)
- Lexus Cup (representing International team): 2005 (winners), 2006

Creamer was born in Mountain View, California and grew up in Pleasanton, where she attended Foothill High School but graduated from Pendleton High School in Bradenton, Florida while attending the IMG Golf Academy. She lives in Bradenton.

Due to her fondness for wearing pink, Creamer's friend Casey Wittenberg nicknamed her the "Pink Panther." The sobriquet has followed her on tour ever since. Creamer's golf clubs have pink grips, her golf bag is pink (complete with Pink Panther head cover for her driver). She uses a pink golf ball during the last round of every tournament provided by Precept Golf, one of her sponsors.



 


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