Tuesday, May 31, 2022


On May 31st, STORE Capital announced that it is sponsoring a team of professional golfers on the LPGA Tour. The STORE team will include Stacy Lewis, Lauren Stephenson, Fatima Fernandez Cano, Brooke Matthews, and Sarah Schmelzel. The partnership will debut June 2-5 at the 2022 U.S. Women’s Open at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, North Carolina. STORE Capital’s logo will appear on each athlete’s left collar in competition this season.


Stacy Lewis is a 13-time winner on the LGPA Tour and was formerly the number one ranked golfer in the world for 25 weeks. Lauren Stephenson holds the all-time record-low scoring average for a woman in the history of the NCAA and is a rising star from the University of Alabama. Fatima Fernandez Cano is a two-time winner on the Epson Tour and in 2022 finished second on the Epson Tour Money List for the second time. Brooke Matthews is a rookie on the LPGA tour who was one of the top-ranked amateurs in the world during her time the University of Arkansas and set the NCAA’s lowest 54-hole scoring record at 25 under. Rounding out the team is Sarah Schmelzel, an Arizona native who has collected eight top-20 LPGA Tour finishes over the past year.


Mary Fedewa, Chief Executive Officer of STORE Capital shares her excitement about the partnership, “We are thrilled to support the tremendous women golfers of Team STORE. The LPGA Tour has a long history of successfully raising charitable dollars for initiatives that expand opportunities for women and girls and creating a positive impact on the communities hosting their tournaments. We look forward to a successful relationship that will provide opportunities for these athletes to excel.”


For more information on Stacy Lewis, please visit https://www.sterlingsm.com/womens-golf#/stacy-lewis/
For more information on Lauren Stephenson, please visit https://www.sterlingsm.com/womens-golf#/lauren-stephenson/
For more information on Fatima Fernandez Cano, please visit https://www.sterlingsm.com/womens-golf#/fatima-fernandez-cano/
For more information on Brooke Matthews, please visit https://www.sterlingsm.com/womens-golf#/brooke-matthews/
For more information on Sarah Schmelzel, please visit https://www.lpga.com/players/sarah-schmelzel/98951/overview


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