Liselotte Neumann

Sweden

5'7"

1988

$5,849,334.00

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Liselotte Neumann Bio

5’7”...Credits her family and friends, the Swedish Golf Federation and her first coach Pierre Karstrom as the individuals most influencing her career...Named 1988 Golf Digest Rookie of the Year...1994 Swedish Golfer of the Year...1994 Golf World’s Most Improved Golfer...Recognized during the LPGA’s 50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA’s top-50 players and teachers...In 2007, participated in the Susan G. Komen for a Cure Breast Cancer 3-Day walk in San Diego, where her team raised more than $70,000…Hobbies include working out, hiking, all sports, playing with her dog PeeWee, cooking, food and wine…Represents Callaway and Pahr…Affiliated with www.sportsforeducation.

Career

  • In 2009, joined Joanne Morley as assistant captains to Alison Nicholas for the European Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 2008, best finish was a tie for 15th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
  • In 2007, best finish was a tie for 21st at The Mitchell Company LPGA Tournament of Champions.
  • In 2006, best finish was a tie for 12th at both the Ginn Clubs & Resorts Open and Corona Morelia Championship; partnered with Annika Sorenstam to win the Women’s World Cup of Golf, an unofficial LPGA event.
  • In 2005, best finish was a tie for second at the ADT Championship; also finished third at The Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions presented by Kathy Ireland Worldwide and tied for third at the Longs Drugs Challenge; crossed the $5 million mark in career earnings at the LPGA Corning Classic, where she tied for sixth.
  • In 2004, captured her 13th career victory at the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship at MountVintage, her first win since 1998.
  • In 2003, best finish was a tie for 11th at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
  • In 2002, best finish was second place at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, where she finished one stroke behind Annika Sorenstam, making the first time Swedes placed first and second in a major championship.
  • In 2001, best finish was a tie for fifth at The Office Depot Hosted by Amy Alcott.
  • In 2000, posted her season-best finish at the Weetabix Women’s British Open, where she tied for second and crossed the $4 million mark in career earnings; as a captain’s pick, was a member of the victorious European Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 1999, placed second at the McDonald’s LPGA Championship, one of the LPGA Tour’s four majors.
  • In 1998, captured two tournament titles within a five-week span: defeated Rosie Jones in a sudden-death playoff at the Standard Register PING and won the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship; crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings with her win at the Standard Register PING; carded a career-low 63 during the third round of the City of Hope Myrtle Beach Classic; was a member of the European Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 1997, won the Welch’s Championship and birdied the 18th hole to win the Toray Japan Queens Cup; recorded her fifth LPGA career hole-in-one during the second round of the Los Angeles Women’s Championship; won an event on the Japan LPGA Tour.
  • In 1996, won three events, including a four-way, sudden-death playoff at the Edina Realty LPGA Classic; crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings at the U.S. Women’s Open; posted holes-in-one at the Nabisco Dinah Shore and the PING Welch’s Championship in Boston; lost to Michelle McGann in a sudden-death playoff at the Oldsmobile Classic; was a member of the European Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 1995, recorded her second LPGA career hole-in-one during the third round of the Star Bank LPGA Classic; best finish was second at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic; won an event on both the Women Professional Golfers’ European Tour (WPGET) and the Australian Ladies Professional Golf Tour.
  • In 1994, recorded her first multiple-win season, capturing the Minnesota LPGA Classic, Weetabix Women’s British Open and GHP Heartland Classic titles; was a member of the European Solheim Cup Team; also won two events on the WPGET.
  • In 1993, posted five top-20 finishes, including a season-best tie for seventh at the Sprint Classic; won the Hennessey Cup on the WPGET.
  • In 1992, posted back-to-back runner-up finishes at the Centel Classic and the Mazda LPGA Championship; was a member of the victorious European Solheim Cup Team, posting a 2-0-1 record.
  • In 1991, won the Mazda Japan Classic, her second LPGA win; also captured the IBM Ladies Open title on the WPGET.
  • In 1990, best finish was fourth place at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic; was a member of the European Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 1989, best finish was a tie for second at the Crestar Classic.
  • In 1988, captured the U.S. Women’s Open title to become only the 11th LPGA player to win the Open as her first LPGA victory (14 LPGA players have now accomplished that feat); posted her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the Mazda Japan Classic, where she lost to Patty Sheehan in a sudden-death playoff; named LPGA Rookie of the Year; won the BMW German Open on the WPGET.
  • In 1987, won the Letting French Open on the WPGET; won the Singapore Open on the Asian Tour; qualified for the LPGA Tour by tying for fourth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1988 LPGA season.
  • In 1986, won the BMW German Open in the WPGET.
  • In 1985, won the IBM European Open and Hoganas Open on the WPGET.

    Amateur
    Neumann established a notable amateur career in Europe. She was the Swedish Amateur champion in 1982-83 and the Swedish Match Play champion in 1983. She represented Sweden in the European Team Championship in 1984 and the World Team Championship in 1982 and 1984.

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