Emily Pedersen Biography – Emily Pedersen Wiki
Emily Pedersen is a Danish professional golfer who plays on the Ladies European Tour (LET) and LPGA Tour. Pedersen began playing golf at the age of 13. She had a very decorated amateur career, as an amateur, she won several titles including; the 2010 Mølleån Open, Danish Match Play, Royal Tour Damer III, the 2011 Doral Publix Junior Classic and the 2012 Furesøpokalen, DGU Elite Tour Damer III as well as the Doral-Publix Junior Classic. In 2013, she won the Spanish Ladies Amateur, German Girls Open, and the International European Ladies Amateur Championship, and the British Ladies Amateur in 2014.
She also made several team appearances as an amateur including; being in the victorious European team at the Junior Vagliano Trophy in 2011, In 2012 and 2014, she represented Europe at the Junior Ryder Cup, In 2013, she was in the European team at the Junior Solheim Cup and was in the European winning team at the Vagliano Trophy. In 2014, she represented her native country at the Espirito Santo Trophy.
Pedersen turned professional in 2015 and played on the Ladies European Tour. In her rookie year, she played 14 events on the Ladies European Tour and recorded 5 top-10 finishes. On October 25, 2015, Emily earned her first professional victory on the Ladies European Tour at the Hero Women’s Indian Open. She finished 6th on the LET Order of Merit and won the LET 2015 Rookie of the Year. In 2016, she played on the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament where she finished T27 to earn Priority List Category 17 status for the 2017 LPGA Tour season. She has also won several times on the LET including at the Tipsport Czech Ladies Open, Saudi Ladies International, the Saudi Ladies Team International, and Andalucia Costa Del Sol Open De España all in 2020.
In 2017, her LPGA Tour rookie season, she played 15 events making 9 cuts, and finished 9th in the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year standings. In 2018, she played 20 events and made six cuts. In 2019, she made only one cut out of the seven events she played. Emily played in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where she finished T5. She has represented Europe at The Queens in 2015 and at the Solheim Cup in 2017. When she is not on the golf course, Emily enjoys keeping working out, watching movies, and listening to music.
Emily Pedersen Age
She was born Emily Kristine Pedersen on March 7, 1996, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Emily Pedersen Husband
Is Emily Pedersen married? She doesn’t have a husband. Pedersen is in a relationship with her boyfriend, Olly Brett, a professional golf caddie on the LPGA Tour. Pederson’s partner, Olly Brett, has caddied for American professional golfer Danielle Kang since late 2017, helping her in four of her five LPGA Tour wins.
In August 2020, the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open was the first time that Pedersen had her boyfriend, Olly Brett, in the same grouping.
“It was a little weird. Because normally when he’s there and we play, we chat a lot, and I don’t think we said anything to each other today. It was a bit weird,” said Pedersen. “They make a good team and I respect the work. At the end of the day, this is my job and it’s his job and we are both professionals. We just to learn to deal with it. I think the first time is always a little odd.”
Emily Pedersen Parents
Who are Emily Kristine Pedersen’s parents? She is the daughter of Jesper Pedersen, a former Danish football player, and manager. Her father currently serves as Frederiksberg Alliancen 2000’s manager. Little is known about her mother. She has a brother, Nicklas Pedersen, a Danish former professional footballer. Nicklas played as a forward and currently serves as Under 17 manager at HB Køge.
Emily Pedersen Height
How tall is Emily Pedersen? She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Emily Pedersen Net Worth
Emily Kristine Pedersen’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million. She has sponsorship deals with Scan Global Logistics, Under Armour, Enavate Life, Titleist, Ejner Hessel A/S, and Shamballa Jewels.
Emily Pedersen Career Earnings
Golfer Emily Pedersen has earned $334,020 in career earnings. She earned, in 2022, $70,407 at the AIG Women’s Open, $4,926 at the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open, $30,563 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, $3,764 at the DIO Implant LA Open, $21,874 at the LOTTE Championship presented by Hoakalei, and $4,542 at the JTBC Classic presented by Barbasol.
In 2019, she earned $3,973 at the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open. In 2018, she earned $3,350 at the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I, $10,494 at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, $20,575 at the U.S. Women’s Open, $11,527 at the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic, $2,975 at the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, and $6,104 at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.
In 2017, she earned $8,170 at the Blue Bay LPGA, $25,094 at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open, $16,826 at the Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning and O-I, $5,322 at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, $18,130 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, $18,452 at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, $17,795 at the Manulife LPGA Classic, $16,792 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, and $12,365 at the LPGA Volvik Championship.
Emily Pederson Nationality
Pederson is of Danish nationality.
Emily Pedersen Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @emilykristinepedersen.