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Karen Stupples signs with Hi-Tec

HI-TEC Sports are delighted to announce that they have signed a new contract securing the exceptional talents of golfing British Champion, Karen Stupples. Competing at this year’s US Women’s Open at the end of June, Stupples is HI-TEC’s best hope of becoming the third British player to win a US Major.

Karen’s natural talent was recognised at the age of 11 by her parents and she has gone on to become one of Britain’s most successful female golfers. Currently residing in Orlando, USA, 31-year-old Karen is originally from Dover in Kent and has been in training at the Faldo Institute. Her entry to the pro ranks was momentous; in 2002 she posted a career-best tie for third at the Safeway Classic and in 2001 recorded a season-best tie for ninth at the Shoprite LPGA Classic. Highlights in 2003 included four top 15 finishes at the Asahi Ryokuken International Championships as well as a tie for 12th at the Weetabix Women’s British Open.

2004 marked the best year of Karen’s golfing career to date. After a maiden victory at the Welch Fry’s Championship on the LPGA Tour, Karen thrilled the galleries at Sunningdale when she became the third English woman to win a major championship, taking the Weetabix Women’s British Open and including an eagle and albatross start to her 64!

Karen has signed an initial 3-year contract with global footwear manufacturer HI-TEC. HI-TEC’s other golfing ambassadors include Ian Woosnam and Padraig Harrington, who have been associated with the brand for 13 and 9 years respectively along with the exceptional South African player, Charl Schwartzel.

Karen will be assisting HI-TEC in the development of its high performance golf footwear and is due to play at the pre Lady’s English Open at Charthills, in July 2005.

HI-TEC is dedicated to supporting promising young golfers and already has contracts with South African player Titch Moore and Dutch golfer Maarten Lafeber, as well as the long established relationships with players like Harrington and newly appointed Ryder Cup Captain for 2006, Ian Woosnam.

 

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