Anna Nordqvist

Professional golfer Anna Nordqvist

Anna Maria Nordqvist is a Swedish professional golfer who plays on the U.S. -based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.
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Birthday
10 June 1987
home town
Eskilstuna

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Anna Norqvist celebrates second major LPGA win
CNN - 5 months
Anna Nordqvist claims the final major of the women's golf season after winning a sudden-death playoff at the Evian Championship in France. CNN's Kate Riley reports.
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Anna Nordqvist Surges to Capture Evian Championship in a Playoff
NYTimes - 5 months
Nordqvist took the fifth and final major of the season by sinking a 4-foot putt for a bogey 5 on the soaked 18th hole, topping 102nd-ranked Brittany Altomare.
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Nordqvist repeats as ShopRite LPGA Classic winner
Yahoo News - over 1 year
(Reuters) - Swede Anna Nordqvist became the oldest winner on the youthful LPGA Tour this year when she successfully defended her title at the ShopRite LPGA Classic in New Jersey on Sunday. Nordqvist, who started the final round two strokes behind overnight leader Karine Icher of France, stormed to victory with a brilliant seven-under-par 64 in strong winds at the Stockton Seaview Golf Club in Galloway. Nordqvist finished at 17-under-par 196, one stroke ahead of Japan's Haru Nomura (66).
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Nordqvist tied for lead at ShopRite Classic
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Defending champ Anna Nordqvist picked up right where she left off last year by firing a 64 Friday to move into a tie for the lead after the opening round of the ShopRite Classic. One shot behind them are Haru Nomura, of Japan, Catriona Matthew, of Scotland, and Casey Grice.
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Defending champion Nordqvist in three-way tie for lead
Yahoo News - over 1 year
(Reuters) - Defending champion Anna Nordqvist overcame a poor start with nine birdies in her last 12 holes for a seven-under-par 64 and a share of the first-round lead at the Shoprite LPGA Classic on Friday in New Jersey. Nordqvist bogeyed two of her first three holes after starting out on a breezy morning by the shore but ran off four birdies in a row from her seventh hole, sandwiching two six-footers with a pair of one-foot tap-ins. Tied with the Swede were Japan's Ai Miyazato and South African Paula Reto, with Haru Nomura of Japan, Scottish veteran Catriona Matthew and American Casey Grice one shot back on 65.
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Jang Has Historic Albatross as Nordqvist, Hull Take LPGA Lead
NYTimes - about 2 years
South Korean Jang Ha-na made history with an albatross, as Swede Anna Nordqvist and English teenager Charley Hull earned a share of the third-round lead at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic on Saturday.
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Happy return for holder Nordqvist to Kia Classic
Yahoo News - almost 3 years
(Reuters) - For a second time this year, Sweden's Anna Nordqvist will get the chance to defend an LPGA Tour title at the same venue when she tees off in Thursday's opening round of the Kia Classic in Carlsbad, California. Nordqvist is a four-times champion on the circuit but did not return as reigning champion to the sites where she claimed her first two wins, the 2009 McDonald's LPGA Championship and the 2009 LPGA Tour Championship. "It seems like in the past a lot of the courses I've won on, we moved away," Nordqvist told reporters while preparing for the final event LPGA event before next week's ANA Inspiration, the opening women's major of the year.
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South Korea's Kim Hyo-Joo wins LPGA Founders Cup
Yahoo News - almost 3 years
Kim Hyo-Joo, fired up after a bogey at the 10th, birdied five of her last eight holes to win the LPGA Founders Cup by three strokes from Stacy Lewis. "In the morning, I wasn't concentrating on winning because I was playing with Stacy Lewis and as a rookie, I just felt that by playing with her, I would learn a lot from her," Kim said. Sweden's Anna Nordqvist joined the group with a sparkling 64, American Austin Ernst and South Korea's Kim Sei-Young both posted 65s, while South Korean Choi Na-Yeon posted a 66 for 273. After a birdie at the second, Kim gave the stroke back with a bogey at the par-three fourth, but was one-under for the round with a two-stroke lead at the turn after a birdie at the ninth.
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Sandra Gal stretches LPGA Titleholders lead
Yahoo News - about 4 years
NAPLES (United States) (AFP) - Germany's Sandra Gal fired a three-under par 69 to stretch her lead in the LPGA's season-ending Titleholders to three strokes. Gal, who led by one shot going into the second round, on Friday had five birdies in her three-under effort at windy Tiburon Golf Club, and her 11-under total of 133 put her three strokes clear of South Korea's Yoo Sun-Young. Yoo posted her second straight 68 for 136, and was two strokes in front of Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum (68) and Americans Gerina Piller (67) and Cristie Kerr (69). South Korea's Park Hee-Young, Sweden's Anna Nordqvist and American Morgan Pressel were a further stroke back on 139 -- one stroke in front of a group of six that included world number one Park In-Bee as well as China's Feng Shanshan and US teen star Lexi Thompson.
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Nordqvist, Hull-Kirk on top in South Korea
Fox News - over 4 years
Incheon, South Korea (SportsNetwork.com) - Anna Nordqvist and Katherine Hull- Kirk carded matching 2-under 70s on Saturday to remain tied for the lead after the second round of the LPGA KEB - HanaBank Championship.Nordqvist and Hull-Kirk ended 36 holes tied at 7-under-par 137
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Four share lead in South Korea
Fox News - over 4 years
Incheon, South Korea (SportsNetwork.com) - Anna Nordqvist opened with a 5- under 67 on Friday to grab a share of the lead after the first round of the LPGA KEB - HanaBank Championship.Nordqvist was joined atop the leaderboard by Amy Yang, Katherine Hull-Kirk and Ju Young Pak
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U.S. tempers fray as Europe push to brink of Solheim win
Reuters.com - over 4 years
(Reuters) - Sweden's Anna Nordqvist holed-in-one to clinch a morning point in style as Europe tightened their grip on the Solheim Cup and the United States' tempers frayed during a controversial second day in Parker, Colorado on Saturday.
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With an ace in place, Europe expands Solheim lead
Yahoo News - over 4 years
PARKER, Colo. (AP) — Anna Nordqvist made a hole-in-one on No. 17 to close out her match and give Europe the first point of Saturday's play at the Solheim Cup.
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Europe grabs early lead at Solheim Cup
Fox News - over 4 years
Anna Nordqvist and Suzann Pettersen led Europe to wins in the first two matches Friday at the Solheim Cup.
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Timeline
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    TWENTIES
  • 2015
    Age 27
    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.
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    At the end of May 2015, Nordqvist won her fifth official championship on the LPGA Tour.
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  • 2013
    Age 25
    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.
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  • 2009
    Age 21
    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.
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    In January 2009 she won the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying School.
  • 2008
    Age 20
    In December 2008, she tied for 25th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament and turned professional immediately following the final round.
    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.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2007
    Age 19
    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.
    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.
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  • 2006
    Age 18
    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.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1987
    Born
    Born on June 10, 1987.
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