This week is all about ... Pernilla Lindberg

Each week throughout 2012, we will spotlight one LPGA player and provide an in depth look into her life - both on and off the course. Keep coming back each day to learn more about Pernilla Lindberg.


READ THE BUZZ...

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Lindberg starts strongly in Ireland

Miyazato and Lindberg Share First Round Lead

Chip Shots With Pernilla Lindberg

Sweden Wins Women's World Amateur Team Championship

 

Against All Odds

By Katie Ann Robinson

Pernilla Lindberg goes from snow buddy to golf pro

As a kid, Pernilla Lindberg only knew two seasons: Golf season and ski season. 

“When I was a little kid and people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I always said ‘a professional skier or a professional golfer,’” says Lindberg. “I could never decide, so I always said both. I didn’t feel like I had to choose because it was two different seasons.”

Growing up in the foothills of the Scandinavian Mountains and spending more than half the year enveloped in snow, a career as a professional alpine skier might have been the clearer choice for Lindberg. But being the daughter of the president of her home course in Sweden, she went against the odds thinking that golf seemed to be the better fit. More>>

 

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2012 STATISTICS
  • STARTS: 17
  • VICTORIES: 0
  • DRIVING ACCURACY: 67% (104)
  • BIRDIES: 158 (66)
  • SAND SAVES: 40% (75)
  • TOP 10 FINISHES: 0
  • EARNINGS: $127,418
  • EAGLES: 6 (7)
  • PUTTS PER GREEN: 1.79 (16)
  • GIR: 65% (88)
  • DRIVING AVERAGE: 251 (57)
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