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Anna Nordqvist
Rookie Year
2009
Height
6'
Career Earnings
$8,153,199

LPGA Tour Victories (8 wins, 2 majors)

  • 2017 Bank of Hope Founders Cup, The Evian Championship
  • 2016 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
  • 2015 ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer
  • 2014 Honda LPGA Thailand, Kia Classic
  • 2009 McDonald’s LPGA Championship, LPGA Tour Championship 
The Solheim Cup (5)
2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
 
UL International Crown (1)
2014

Olympics (1)

  • 2016 Rio Olympics (T11)


Career Highlights:

2016

  • 25 events, 25 cuts made, $1,424,945 (7)
  • Recorded seven top-10 finishes, including a win at the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer
  • Ranked first on Tour in GIRs (78.56%)

2015

  • 25 events, 24 cuts made, $977,743 (11)
  • Crossed the $5 million mark in career earnings with her T3 finish at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship
  • Competed on the her fourth European Solheim Cup team, posting a 2-2-0 record in 2015
  • Recorded three top-10 finishes in majors in 2015

2014

  • 26 events, 24 cuts made, $1,144,245 (7)
  • Two victories (Honda LPGA Thailand and Kia Classic)
  • Six additional top-10 finishes
  • Ranked second on Tour in greens in regulation (77%)
  • Was a member of Team Sweden at the inaugural International Crown and posted a 3-0-1 record
  • Crossed the $4 million mark in career earnings
2013:
  • 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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