Nanna Koerstz Madsen

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Nanna Koerstz Madsen
Personal information
Born (1994-10-23) 23 October 1994 (age 24)
Smørum, Denmark
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Nationality Denmark
ResidenceNørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark
Career
CollegeUniversity of South Carolina
Turned professional2015
Current tour(s)LPGA Tour
Ladies European Tour
Former tour(s)Symetra Tour
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
Ladies European Tour1
Symetra Tour3
Other1
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT66: 2019
Women's PGA C'shipCUT: 2018, 2019
U.S. Women's OpenT16: 2019
Women's British OpenT21: 2015
Evian Championship72nd: 2019

Nanna Koerstz Madsen (born 23 October 1994) is a Danish professional golfer. She represented Denmark at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where she ended as a tied 13. She is presently playing on the American LPGA Tour while at the same time trying to retain her membership on the Ladies European Tour (LET).

At the end of the season 2014, Madsen finished as the best European amateur player on the World Amateur Golf Ranking.[1] She played college golf for one semester at the University of South Carolina, winning one tournament.[2][3]

Professional[edit]

Madsen was a rookie on the Ladies European Tour in 2015 after earning her LET card by winning the Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifying.[4][5] On the 2015 Ladies European Tour, she finished 9th on the Order of Merit. She won the 2016 Tipsport Golf Masters.[6][7] On the 2016 Ladies European Tour, she finished 6th on the Order of Merit. She devoted the 2017 season to earning a membership on the LPGA Tour by playing the season on the Symetra Tour where she as a rookie became a three-time winner that led her to become the 12th player in Tour history to earn a "Battlefield Promotion" to the LPGA Tour, playing in three events between late August and early September. She started as a rookie on the LPGA Tour from the beginning of the 2018 season.

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 2009 Danish Junior Ladies
  • 2010 Danish Junior Ladies
  • 2012 DGU Elite Tour Damer II, DM Hulspil
  • 2013 DM Slagspil, European Club Trophy
  • 2014 European Nations Cup (individual), DGU Elite Tour Damer 11, Danish International Championship, Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate

Source:[5]

Professional wins[edit]

Ladies European Tour wins[edit]

Symetra Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

  • 2013 A6 Ladies Open (as an amateur)[5]

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2019.

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
ANA Inspiration CUT T66
U.S. Women's Open CUT T16
Women's PGA Championship CUT CUT
The Evian Championship ^ CUT CUT 72
Women's British Open T21 T37 CUT CUT

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
ANA Inspiration 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
U.S. Women's Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Women's PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
The Evian Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Women's British Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 2 13 5
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 2 (2019 ANA - 2019 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 0

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nanna Koerstz Madsen er Europas bedste" (in Danish). Golf.dk. 19 September 2014. Archived from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Nanna Madsen bio". South Carolina Gamecocks. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Madsen Declares Professional Status". South Carolina Gamecocks. 11 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Nanna Madsen seals Lalla Aicha Tour School Victory in Morocco". Ladies European Tour. 21 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b c "Nanna Madsen". World Amateur Golf Ranking. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Nanna Koerstz Madsen wins the Tipsport Women's Masters". Sky Sports. 19 June 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Nanna Koerstz Madsen vinder i Tjekkiet og er tæt på OL - TV 2" (in Danish). Sport.tv2.dk. 19 June 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016.

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