Mikaela Parmlid

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Mikaela Parmlid
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1980-09-22) 22 September 1980 (age 33)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  Sweden
Residence Gothenburg, Sweden
Career
College University of Southern California
Turned professional 2003
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2004)
Ladies European Tour
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship CUT: 2010
LPGA Championship T54: 2006
U.S. Women's Open CUT: 2009
Women's British Open T36: 2013
The Evian Championship DNP

Mikaela Parmlid (born 22 September 1980) is a Swedish professional golfer. She plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and resides in the greater Los Angeles area.

Amateur career[edit]

Parmlid was born in Gothenburg, Sweden. She attended Göteborgs Högre Samskola and Chaparral High in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 1997 she won the Swedish High School Championship, and she was the 1998 Nordic Junior Champion and the 1998 Teen Tour Champion. In 1999 she was the top female amateur at the Chrysler Open, an LET event,[1] and she was the top amateur at the Compaq Open in Sweden, also an LET event, for four consecutive years (1999–2002).

Parmlid was the 2003 NCAA individual champion while an economics major at University of Southern California and a member of the 2003 NCAA Championship Team. She won five collegiate tournaments in total. Parmlid was the 2003 Honda Award Winner and a nine-time member of the Swedish National Team.

Professional career[edit]

Parmlid turned professional in 2003 and earned exempt status for the 2004 LPGA Tour season. Recorded a LPGA career-best tie for eighth at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic in 2009, where she also carded a career-low 62 (-9) in the third round.[2]

Parmlid had a successful 2012 season on the Ladies European Tour, where she finished tied fourth in the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open, tied third in ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters, and tied second in UNIQA Ladies Golf Open, four strokes behind Caroline Hedwall.[3]

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

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