For Pete's Sake

FedEx destroyed an LPGA trophy it delivered, but made amends for it

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Anna Nordqvist was understandbly excited when she won the ShopRite LPGA Classic on May 31.

“I’m just speechless right now,” Nordqvist told reporters afterward. “I fought hard today and I can’t believe I’m sitting here with the trophy.”

Nordqvist sent the trophy to her home via FedEx and was speechless again — but not in a good way.

To its credit, FedEx realized it had a potential public-relations nightmare on its hands:

And, it appears, there is a happy ending for everyone involved.

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