Maria Hjorth

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Maria Hjorth
— Golfer —
2010 Women's British Open – Maria Hjorth (6).jpg
Personal information
Full name Maria Anna Hjorth
Born (1973-10-15) 15 October 1973 (age 41)
Falun, Sweden
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality  Sweden
Residence Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Spouse Shaun McBride
Children Emily (b. 2009)[1]
Career
College University of Stirling
Turned professional 1996
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 1998)
LET (joined 1996)
Professional wins 11
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 5
Ladies European Tour 2
Other 4
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration 4th: 2008
LPGA Championship 2nd: 2008
U.S. Women's Open T8: 1999
du Maurier Classic T17: 1999
Women's British Open T2: 2007
Evian Championship DNP

Maria Anna "Mimmi" Hjorth (born 15 October 1973 in Falun) is a Swedish professional golfer. She attended the University of Stirling in Scotland. She won more than twenty amateur titles including the 1995 European Ladies Amateur Championship. She turned professional in 1996 and played mainly on the Ladies European Tour (LET) that year and in 1997. Since 1998 she has played mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, while continuing to play in Europe several times each year. She has won two individual titles on the LET and five on the LPGA, and has finished sole or tied second in the prestigious Evian Masters three times. She was a member of five European Solheim Cup teams in 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011 and played on three winning teams in the Praia d'El Rey European Cup, a team competition sanctioned by the LET. She has also played top division curling in Sweden.

Professional wins (11)[edit]

LPGA Tour (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share ($)
1 19 Sep 1999 Safeco Classic 69-68-70-64=271 –17 2 strokes Scotland Catriona Matthew 97,500
2 7 Nov 1999 Mizuno Classic 70-64-67=201 –15 5 strokes South Korea Ok-Hee Ku
Japan Aki Nakano
Japan Fumiko Moriguchi
England Laura Davies
120,000
3 30 Sep 2007 Navistar LPGA Classic 70-67-70-67=274 –14 1 stroke United States Stacy Prammanasudh 195,000
4 5 Dec 2010 LPGA Tour Championship 72-68-71-72=283 –5 1 stroke South Korea Amy Yang 225,000
5 1 May 2011 Avnet LPGA Classic 70-74-67-67=278 -10 2 strokes South Korea Song-Hee Kim 195,000

LPGA Tour playoff record (0-2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 2000 Subaru Memorial of Naples United States Nancy Scranton Lost to par on second extra hole
2 2008 McDonald's LPGA Championship Taiwan Yani Tseng Lost to birdie on fourth extra hole

Ladies European Tour (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share ()
1 11 Jul 2004 Ladies English Open 66-67-64=197 -19 6 strokes Australia Joanne Mills 26,859
2 10 Jul 2005 Ladies English Open 68-69-67=204 -12 1 stroke Finland Minea Blomqvist 24,750

Other wins (4)[edit]

  • Delsjo Ladies Open, Toyota Ladies Open, Aspeboda Ladies Open (Swedish Professional Ladies Tour)
  • A.V. Rubbish Classic (Players West Tour)

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Tournament 1998 1999 2000
Kraft Nabisco Championship DNP T10 CUT
LPGA Championship T16 T63 CUT
U.S. Women's Open DNP T8 CUT
du Maurier Classic T41 T17 CUT
Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Kraft Nabisco Championship T24 T36 T5 CUT DNP CUT 9 4 DNP
LPGA Championship T3 T22 CUT CUT 71 T39 T33 2 T23
U.S. Women's Open T19 CUT CUT DNP CUT T41 CUT T51 CUT
Women's British Open ^ T25 CUT CUT 69 CUT T45 T2 T69 T11
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013
Kraft Nabisco Championship DNP T19 T38 T69
LPGA Championship CUT T8 CUT CUT
U.S. Women's Open T28 T34 CUT DNP
Women's British Open CUT 13 CUT DNP
The Evian Championship ^^ DNP

^ The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001
^^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied for place
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

  • Starts – 56
  • Wins – 0
  • 2nd place finishes – 2
  • 3rd place finishes – 1
  • Top 3 finishes – 3
  • Top 5 finishes – 5
  • Top 10 finishes – 9
  • Top 25 finishes – 19
  • Missed cuts – 22
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 6 (thrice)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nd 3rd Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings
($)
Money
list rank
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
1998 25 19 0 0 0 3 T5 133,943 72.08
1999 31 29 2 1 1 8 1 572,940 71.09
2000 28 15 0 1 0 2 2 181,939 50 73.05
2001 29 24 0 4 2 9 2 848,195 5 71.46
2002 22 17 0 1 0 2 T2 359,194 26 72.14
2003 22 11 0 0 0 T5 T2 108,512 70 73.08
2004 22 9 0 0 0 0 T17 44,074 123 73.08 154
2005 23 16 0 0 1 4 T3 242,371 51 71.36 35
2006 26 18 0 0 1 2 T3 299,634 44 72.20 48
2007 28 23 1 3 0 8 1 949,055 11 71.88 19
2008 22 20 0 1 0 4 2 588,396 31 71.76 24
2009 18 14 0 1 0 3 T2 428,935 32 71.02 14
2010 22 13 1 0 1 4 1 568,914 20 71.97 31
2011 20 20 1 0 0 6 1 630,320 17 71.51 16
2012 20 12 0 0 0 1 T9 98,971 79 73.56 95
2013 15 9 0 0 0 0 T30 39,238 106 72.56 71
  • official through the 2013 season[2]

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

Solheim Cup record[edit]

Year Total
matches
Total
W-L-H
Singles
W-L-H
Foursomes
W-L-H
Fourballs
W-L-H
Points
won
Points
%
Career 21 6-10-5 0-4-1 4-3-1 2-3-3 8.5 40.5%
2002 3 1-2-0 0-1-0 lost to K. Robbins 5&3 0-0-0 1-1-0 lost w/ A. Sörenstam 2&1,
won w/ I. Tinning 1 up
1.0 33%
2005 4 1-3-0 0-1-0 lost to N. Gulbis 2&1 1-1-0 won w/ L. Davies 2&1,
lost w/ L. Davies 3&2
0-1-0 lost w/ I. Tinning 3&2 1.0 25%
2007 5 1-1-3 0-1-0 lost to P. Creamer 2&1 1-0-1 won w/ G. Nocera 3&2,
halved w/ G. Nocera
0-0-2 halved w/ A. Sörenstam,
halved w/ L. Wessberg
2.5 50%
2009 5 2-1-2 0-0-1 halved w/ C. Kerr 1-1-0 won w/ A. Nordqvist 3&2,
lost w/ A. Nordqvist 1 dn
1-0-1 halved w/ C. Matthew,
won w/ G. Nocera 1 up
3.0 60%
2011 4 1-3-0 0-1-0 lost to C. Kim 4&2 1-1-0 lost w/ A. Nordqvist 2&1,
won w/ A. Nordqvist 3&2
0-1-0 lost w/ A. Muñoz 3&1 1.0 25%

References[edit]

  1. ^ LPGA.com, Moms on Tour Blog 2011-03-26. Retrieved 2011-03-27.
  2. ^ "Maria Hjorth stats". LPGA. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 

External links[edit]