Anna Nordqvist Biography – Anna Nordqvist Wiki
Anna Nordqvist is a Swedish professional golfer. She currently competes on the U.S based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour. She began playing golf at the age of 13 years old. On August 22, 2021, Nordqvist became a three-time major champion after her victory at the 2021 AIG Women’s Open. As an amateur, Nordqvist was the Swedish Junior Player of the Year (2004, 2005), the Swedish Amateur of the Year in 2005, and the 2005 Girls Amateur Champion. In 2008, she won the British Ladies Amateur and made cuts at the 2007 and 2008 Ricoh Women’s British Open and was presented with the Smyth Salver awarded for low amateur honors in 2008. Nordqvist was a member of the Swedish winning team at the 2008 European Ladies’ Team Championship.
At the end of 2008, she finished in a tie for 25th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Priority List Category 16 for the 2009 LPGA season. Nordqvist turned professional immediately following the final round. In early 2009, she won the Ladies European Tour Final Qualifying School. On Jun 14, 2009, she earned her first professional tournament and major victory, at the LPGA Championship in Maryland. On 22 November 2009, Nordqvist earned her second professional victory at the LPGA Tour Championship. Nordqvist was named Rookie of the Year on the Ladies European Tour (LET), she was a runner-up to South Korean Jiyai Shin for LPGA Rolex Rookie of the Year honors.
Nordqvist has won several times on the LPGA Tour including at the Honda LPGA Thailand in 2014, Kia Classic in 2014, on 31 May 2015, she won at the ShopRite LPGA Classic, on 5 June 2016 she won again on the ShopRite LPGA Classic. In 2017, Nordqvist won at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup and The Evian Championship over American Brittany Altomare. She has also won three times on the Ladies European Tour including at the 2010 European Ladies Golf Cup with fellow Swedish Sophie Gustafson, they also won at the 2011 Communitat Valenciana European Ladies Golf Cup. In 2017, she won The Evian Championship an event Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour.
Nordqvist is a two-time Olympian having played at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she finished T11 and at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where she finished T23. Nordqvist attended Arizona State University where she played her collegiate golf. While there, Nordqvist was named the 2007 National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Freshman of the Year. Nordqvist also earned back-to-back NGCA First-Team All-American and Academic All-American honors in 2008. When she is not on the golf course, Nordqvist enjoys hanging out with friends and working out.
Anna Nordqvist Age
Born Anna Maria Nordqvist was born on June 10, 1987, in Eskilstuna, Sweden. She currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States.
Anna Nordqvist Husband
Is Anna Nordqvist married? She is married to her husband Kevin McAlpine, a former Scottish Amateur champion and a Tour caddie. At the beginning of 2021, he became a full-time caddie for Scottish golfer Martin Laird. He previously caddied Amy Yang and Lexi Thompson on the LPGA Tour. Kevin McAlpine is the son of the former Dundee United goalkeeper, Hamish.
Anna Nordqvist Parents
Who are Anna Nordqvist’s parents? She is the daughter of Urban and Maria Nordqvist. Anna Nordqvist’s father is a Police Officer while her mother is a Pharmacist. They are from Nordqvist Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Anna Nordqvist Height
Nordqvist stands tall at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Anna Nordqvist Career Earnings
Swedish golfer Anna Nordqvist has earned $11,535,235 in career earnings.
In 2021, Nordqvist earned $62,415 at the CME Group Tour Championship, $12,342 at the Cognizant Founders Cup, $29,995 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer, $870,000 at the AIG Women’s Open, $25,821 at the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open, $21,890 at the The Amundi Evian Championship, $5,158 at the Volunteers of America Classic, $11,600 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, $96,420 at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, $14,554 at the U.S. Women’s Open, $26,949 at the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play hosted by Shadow Creek, $4,234 at the Honda LPGA Thailand, $5,148 at the HSBC Women’s World Championship, $6,287 at the HUGEL-AIR PREMIA LA Open, $28,984 at the ANA Inspiration, $10,301 at the Kia Classic, $8,499 at the LPGA Drive On Championship presented by Volvik at Golden Ocala, and $17,870 at the Gainbridge LPGA.
In 2020, Nordqvist earned $37,162 at the CME Group Tour Championship, $13,447 at the U.S. Women’s Open, $53,758 at the Volunteers of America Classic, $175,511 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, $4,876 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer, $5,004 at the Cambia Portland Classic, $13,843 at the ANA Inspiration, $201,031 at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G, $27,149 at the AIG Women’s Open, $15,752 at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, $3,517 at the Marathon LPGA Classic presented by Dana, $4,293 at the LPGA Drive On Championship, $10,637 at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, and $6,199 at the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio.
Anna Nordqvist Net Worth
Anna Nordqvist’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million.
Anna Nordqvist Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @a_nordqvist.