Anna Nordqvist

Sweden

6'

2009

$4,362,718.50

Arizona State University

Official Site

Race to CME Globe

6

Rolex Ranking™

11

Anna Nordqvist Bio

LPGA Tour Victories (4)
2009 McDonald’s LPGA Championship, LPGA Tour Championship
2014 Honda LPGA Thailand, Kia Classic

The Solheim Cup (3)
2009, 2011, 2013

Career Highlights:

2013 in a Nutshell:
• 26 events, 26 cuts made, $678,751 (20), 5 top-10 finishes
• finished in the top-10 on Tour in greens in regulation (2nd), fairways (3rd), birdies (4th), rounds under par (8th) and sand saves (8th)
• Shot an 11-under 61 in the third round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, the low round of the year in relation to par 72
• Crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings after a T11 finish at the U.S. Women's Open
• Competed on her third European Solheim Cup Team with a 2-1-1 record

2012:
• 28 events, 26 cuts made, $688,703 (19), 11 top-10 finishes
• Ranked fourth on Tour in birdies.
• Crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings after a T31 finish at the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.

2011:
• Recorded five top-10 finishes including: tied for second at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational; tied for fourth at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship; tied for fifth at the ShopRite LPGA Classic; tied for 7th at the RICOH Women's British Open; tied for 10th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
• Competed on her second European Solheim Cup Team with a 2-2-0 record.
• Won the European Nations Cup on the LET with Sophie Gustafson.

2010:

• Won the Mojo 6, an unofficial LPGA event.
• Tied for second at the LPGA State Farm Classic.
• Finished tied for eighth at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV.
• Tied for ninth at the P&G NW Arkansas Championship Presented by Walmart.
• Tied for 10th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

2009:

• Became the season's second Rolex First-Time Winner at the McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola, the second major championship of the year.
• Also won the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship Presented by Rolex.
• Finished seventh at the Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola and tied for seventh at the Hana Bank KOLON Championship 2009.
• Tied for eighth at the CN Canadian Women's Open.
• Qualified for her first European Solheim Cup Team, joining Tania Elosegui as LPGA rookies on the 12-member squad; one of three Solheim Cup rookies on the team.
• Finished second to Jiyai Shin in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year race.
• Named the Ryder Cup Wales Ladies European Tour (LET) Rookie of the Year.

2008:

• Tied for 25th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 16 for the 2009 LPGA season.
• Turned professional immediately following the final round.

Amateur:
• Nordqvist had a successful amateur career in Europe and the United States. She was named Swedish Junior Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005.
• In 2005, she won the Girls’ British Open Amateur Championship, was runner-up at the French Junior Championship and earned the bronze medal at the European Championship.
• She was also named 2005 Swedish Amateur of the Year.
• In 2006, Nordqvist was the runner-up at the British Amateur Championship and won the European Team Amateur.
• At Arizona State University, she was named 2007 National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Freshman of the Year and also earned back-to-back NGCA First-Team All-American and Academic All-American honors in 2007-08.
• Nordqvist was the 2007 Pacific Athletic Conference (Pac-10) Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and co-champion.
• In 2008, she was named to the Pac-10 First Team and All-Academic Second Team.
• She was a co-medalist at the 2008 PING/ASU Invitational and tied for fifth at the 2008 NCAA Championships.
• Nordqvist won the 2008 Ladies British Open Amateur and represented Sweden at the World Amateur Team Championships, which they won.
• She made the cut at both the 2007 and 2008 RICOH Women’s British Open and earned low amateur honors in 2008.

Personal:
• 6’
• Started playing golf at the age of 13.
• Credits her family and Swedish national coaches Katarina Vangdal and Maria Bertilsk”ld as the individuals most influencing her career.
• Enjoys following all kinds of sports.
• Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.
• Has her own Web site, www.annanordqvist.se.

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