Linda Wessberg

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Linda Wessberg
2010 Women's British Open – Linda Wessberg (5).jpg
Wessberg at the 2010 Women's British Open
Personal information
Full nameLinda Maria Wessberg
Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 40)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality Sweden
CollegeOklahoma State University
Turned professional2003
Current tour(s)Ladies European Tour (joined 2004)
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (2007–2009)
Professional wins5
Number of wins by tour
Ladies European Tour3
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationCUT: 2007, 2008
Women's PGA C'shipT46: 2007
U.S. Women's Open57th: 2008
Women's British OpenT7: 2007
Evian ChampionshipDNP

Linda Maria Wessberg (born 13 June 1980 in Gothenburg, Sweden) is a Swedish professional golfer who divides her time between the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour.


Wessberg played college golf in the United States and was the 2001 Swedish Junior Champion. She turned professional in 2003 and was the year's player of the year on her home country's domestic tour, the Telia Tour. She finished ninth on the Ladies European Tour Order of Merit and was runner-up to Minea Blomqvist for the Rookie of the Year title. Her first two Ladies European Tour wins came at the 2006 Wales Ladies Championship of Europe[1] and the 2007 Vediorbis Open de France Dames.[2] She was a captain's pick for the 2007 European Solheim Cup team.[3]

Wessberg was criticised for her slow play at the 2007 Women's British Open.[4]

Professional wins (5)[edit]

Ladies European Tour wins (3)[edit]

LET Access Series wins (1)[edit]

Other wins (1)[edit]

Team appearances[edit]


Solheim Cup record[edit]

Year Total
Career 2 1–0–1 1–0–0 0–0–0 0–0–1 1.5 75%
2007 2 1–0–1 1–0–0 def C. Kerr 0–0–1 halved w/M. Hjorth 1.5 75%

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Wessberg claims maiden victory in Wales". LET (Ladies European Tour). 20 August 2006. Archived from the original on 25 October 2006. Retrieved 5 October 2007.
  2. ^ "Wessberg wins French Open". LET (Ladies European Tour). 24 June 2007. Retrieved 5 October 2007.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Alfredsson picks Hjorth, Tinning and Wessberg". LET (Ladies European Tour). 21 August 2007. Archived from the original on 23 August 2007. Retrieved 21 August 2007.
  4. ^ Ian Carter (21 August 2007). "Iain Carter's Clubhouse". BBC Sports. Retrieved 21 August 2007.

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