Mikaela Parmlid

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Mikaela Parmlid
Personal information
Born (1980-09-22) 22 September 1980 (age 38)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality Sweden
ResidenceGothenburg, Sweden
Career
CollegeUniversity of Southern California
Turned professional2003
Retired2014
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (2004-2010)
Ladies European Tour
Professional wins2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationCUT: 2010
Women's PGA C'shipT54: 2006
U.S. Women's OpenCUT: 2009
Women's British OpenT36: 2013
Evian ChampionshipDNP

Mikaela Parmlid (born 22 September 1980) is a professional golfer born in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Amateur career[edit]

Parmlid 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, and she was the top amateur at the Compaq Open, also an LET event, for four consecutive years (1999–2002).[1]

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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Parmlid turned professional in 2003 and earned exempt status for the 2004 LPGA Tour season. She 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 runner-up at the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open behind Caroline Hedwall, tied third at the ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters, and tied fourth at the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open.[3] A win proving elusive, in 2013, her last full season on the LET, she matched her career-best result as runner-up at the Open de España Femenino.[4]

She was inducted into the WGCA Players Hall of Fame in 2013.[5]

Professional wins[edit]

Nordea Tour[edit]

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 1997 Swedish High School champion
  • 1998 Nordic Junior champion
  • 1998 Teen Tour champion
  • 2002 Peg Barnard Collegiate champion
  • 2003 NCAA team and individual champion while at University of Southern California

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b USC Trojans Player Bio: Mikaela Parmlid
  2. ^ LPGA Full Career Biography
  3. ^ Ladies European Tour 2012 Player Season Profile
  4. ^ LET Player Season Profile Mikaela Parmlid
  5. ^ "Parmlid To Be Inducted Into WGCA Players Hall Of Fame". USC Trojans. Retrieved 2 December 2017.

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