Fanny Sunesson

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Sunesson in 2006

Fanny Sunesson born in Gothenburg, Sweden is a retired professional golf caddie, who is most noted as being the caddie for Nick Faldo from 1990 to 1999.

Career[edit]

Sunesson was born into a golfing family. At age 15, she played golf at amateur standard, and decided to get an insight on the tour by persuading tour player Jaime Gonzalez to let her caddie for him in 1986.[1]

She soon began caddying for Howard Clark during the 1980s before Nick Faldo asked her to join up with him at the end of 1989.[citation needed]

Faldo, who had recently undergone major swing surgery with coach David Leadbetter, would win four majors together with Sunesson over a nine-year period. Sunesson decided to part from Faldo in 1999 to caddie for Sergio Garcia in what was a short-lived stint of just eight tournaments before being sacked after a run of poor form culminated in Garcia missing the cut in The Players Championship.

Present day[edit]

Sunesson then had stints with Fred Funk and Notah Begay III before being rehired by Nick Faldo. Her last employer was fellow Swede Henrik Stenson.

It was a coincidence that Sunesson and Faldo both married their respective partners on the same date in July 2001. She serves as a mental coach for Martin Kaymer.[citation needed]

Sunesson retired in 2012. She is now coaching and advising full-time.[2][3]

In 2018, Sunesson has come out of retirement to serve as Australian golfer Adam Scott's caddie for The Open Championship at Carnoustie.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nick Faldo - Related Biography: Caddie Fanny Sunesson". Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  2. ^ Holmes, John. "Fanny Sunesson retires as caddie". PGA of America. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  3. ^ Cooney, Bill (19 October 2013). "Stenson discusses Fanny's retirement". PGA Tour. Retrieved 13 May 2013.

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