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Nationality  Sweden
Name  Anna Nordqvist
Turned professional  2008
Residence  Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Role  Professional golfer
Ladies european tour  2

Other  1
Height  1.83 m
LPGA tour wins  5
ANA Inspiration  T4: 2015
Professional wins  8
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Born  10 June 1987 (age 28) Eskilstuna, Sweden (1987-06-10)
College  Arizona State University (2.5 years)
Current tour(s)  LPGA Tour (joined 2009) LET (joined 2009)
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Education  Arizona State University

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Anna Maria Nordqvist (born 10 June 1987) is a Swedish professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.

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Amateur career

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Born in Eskilstuna, Sweden, Nordqvist was a successful amateur golfer in both Europe and the United States. She was Swedish Junior Player of the Year (2004, 2005), Swedish Amateur of the Year (2005), British Girls' Open Amateur Champion (2005), bronze medallist at the European Championship (2005), runner-up at the British Ladies Amateur (2006 and 2007), and part of the successful Swedish team at the European Team Amateur.

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By the end of her freshman year at Arizona State University in 2007, she was Pac-10 co-champion and was named National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Freshman of the Year, Pac-10 Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year. NGCA First-Team All-American and Academic All-American honors were gained in both 2007 and 2008. She was runner-up at the British Ladies Amateur in 2006 and 2007, and finally won the championship in her third successive final in 2008. She tied for fifth at the 2008 NCAA Championships (won by ASU teammate Azahara Muñoz) and was a member of the victorious Swedish team at the 2008 World Amateur Team Championships for the Espirito Santo Trophy. She made the cut at the Ricoh Women's British Open in both 2007 and 2008 and earned the Smyth Salver for low amateur honours in 2008.

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In December 2008, she tied for 25th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament and turned professional immediately following the final round. In January 2009 she won the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying School.

Professional career

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In only her fifth start on the LPGA Tour, Nordqvist won her first professional tournament and major, the LPGA Championship in Maryland in June 2009. This led to her selection as a captain's pick for the Solheim Cup.In November, she won the LPGA Tour Championship for her second victory of the season. She was named Rookie of the Year on the LET and finished runner-up to Jiyai Shin for LPGA Rolex Rookie of the Year honors.

At the Solheim Cup in 2013, Nordqvist won her alternate shot match with Caroline Hedwall with a hole-in-one at the 17th hole, beating Morgan Pressel and Jessica Korda 2&1 during the Saturday morning session. This was the first hole-in-one in Solheim Cup history.

At the end of May 2015, Nordqvist won her fifth official championship on the LPGA Tour. She birdied the second-to-last hole and bogeyed the 54th hole to win by one stroke over Dutchwoman Christel Boeljon in Galloway, New Jersey.

In September 2017, she won her second major, The Evian Championship in France.

Personal life

Nordqvist lives in Orlando, Florida.

LPGA Tour wins (8)

1 Co-sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour.

LPGA Tour playoff record (1–1)

Ladies European Tour wins (3)

  • 2010 (1) European Ladies Golf Cup (with Sophie Gustafson)
  • 2011 (1) Communitat Valenciana European Ladies Golf Cup (with Sophie Gustafson)
  • 2017 (1) The Evian Championship (Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour)
  • Other wins (1)

  • 2010 (1) The Mojo 6 (unofficial tournament sanctioned by the LPGA Tour)
  • Wins (2)

    1 Defeated Altomare with bogey on first extra hole.

    Results timeline

    Results not in chronological order before 2015.

    ^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013
    LA = Low amateur
    DNP = did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Green background for a win. Yellow background for a top-10 finish.

    Summary

  • Most consecutive cuts made – 8 (2015 British Open – 2017 ANA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 4 (2014 WPC – 2015 WPC)
  • LPGA Tour career summary

  • official as of 2016 season
  • * Includes match play and other events without a cut

    World ranking

    Position in Women's World Golf Rankings at the end of each calendar year.

    Team appearances

    Amateur

  • Junior Solheim Cup (representing Europe): 2005
  • Espirito Santo Trophy (representing Sweden): 2006, 2008 (winners)
  • Professional

  • Solheim Cup (representing Europe): 2009, 2011 (winners), 2013 (winners), 2015, 2017
  • International Crown (representing Sweden): 2014
  • References

    Anna Nordqvist Wikipedia


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