Pernilla Lindberg

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Pernilla Lindberg
2010 Women's British Open – Pernilla Lindberg (4).jpg
Personal information
Nickname"P", "Pillan"
Born (1986-07-13) 13 July 1986 (age 32)
Bollnäs, Sweden
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality Sweden
ResidenceOrlando, Florida, U.S.
Career
CollegeOklahoma State University
Turned professional2009
Current tour(s)LPGA Tour (joined 2010)
LET (joined 2010)
Former tour(s)Futures Tour (2009)
Professional wins1[1]
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA InspirationWon: 2018
Women's PGA C'shipT28: 2013
U.S. Women's OpenT5: 2015
Women's British OpenT11: 2013
Evian ChampionshipT26: 2018

Pernilla Lindberg (born 13 July 1986) is a Swedish professional golfer on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.[1] Her only professional win to date came at the ANA Inspiration, a major championship, in April 2018.[2][3]

Professional career[edit]

Lindberg played college golf in the United States at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater,[4] and graduated in May 2009 with a bachelor's degree in international business. She joined the Duramed Futures Tour in June 2009 and qualified at the end of the year for both the LPGA Tour and the LET for 2010. Lindberg played on Sweden's winning Espirito Santo Trophy team in 2008.[5] As a youth in Sweden, she was also an alpine ski racer.[6]

Lindberg won the ANA Inspiration, a major championship, in 2018 for her first professional win. She prevailed in a sudden-death playoff over Inbee Park and Jennifer Song, which extended to eight holes. Despite holding a three-shot lead after 54 holes, Lindberg shot 71 in the final round. In the final pairing, she birdied the 72nd hole to finish at 273 (−15), tied with Park and Song. In the playoff, Song was eliminated on the third extra hole when Park and Lindberg both birdied. After another try, the remaining two parred the hole and play was suspended due to darkness.[7] On Monday morning, the playoff resumed on the 10th hole, then went to 17 and back to 18. Still tied after seven extra holes, the players returned to #10, where Lindberg sank a thirty-foot (9 m) birdie putt, while Park missed hers from twenty feet (6 m).[2] The victory boosted Lindberg′s world ranking 61 places, from 95 to a career-best 34.[2]

Professional wins (1)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

Legend
Major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (0)
No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runners-up Winner's
share ($)
1 2 Apr 2018 ANA Inspiration 65-67-70-71=273 −15 Playoff South Korea Inbee Park
United States Jennifer Song
420,000

LPGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2018 ANA Inspiration South Korea Inbee Park
United States Jennifer Song
Won with birdie on eighth extra hole
Song eliminated with birdie on third hole

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runners-up
2018 ANA Inspiration 3 shot lead −15 (65-67-70-71=273) Playoff1 South Korea Inbee Park, United States Jennifer Song

1 Defeated Park and Song in a sudden-death playoff: Lindberg (5-5-4-5-4-3-5-3), Park (5-5-4-5-4-3-5-x) and Song (5-5-5).

Results timeline[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2018.

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
ANA Inspiration DNP CUT DNP T55 T34 T20 T18 T21 1
U.S. Women's Open DNP DNP DNP CUT T63 T5 T46 T48 T59
Women's PGA Championship CUT CUT CUT T28 T53 CUT CUT CUT T49
Women's British Open CUT DNP CUT T11 CUT CUT CUT T43 T35
The Evian Championship^ T64 T41 T46 T64 CUT T26

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
ANA Inspiration 1 0 0 1 1 4 7 6
U.S. Women's Open 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 5
Women's PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3
Women's British Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 3
The Evian Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5
Totals 1 0 0 2 2 6 36 22
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 5 (2018 ANA – 2018 Evian, current)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nd 3rd Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings
($)
Money
list rank
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2010 14 6 0 0 0 0 T33 41,179 102 73.44 94
2011 11 5 0 0 0 0 T29 53,353 90 73.33 80
2012 18 10 0 0 0 0 T11 131,204 70 72.60 59
2013 25 17 0 0 0 0 T11 206,926 60 72.39 65
2014 30 23 0 0 1 3 T3 411,232 42 71.84 50
2015 29 23 0 0 0 1 T5 417,225 40 71.83 52
2016 30 22 0 0 0 2 7 329,857 59 71.77 61
2017 28 17 0 0 0 2 T4 295,505 62 72.27 109
2018 27 22 1 0 0 2 1 669,628 29 72.19 96
  • through the 2018 season[8]

LET career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nd 3rd Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings
()
Order of
Merit
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2004 1 0 0 0 0 0 T80 0 77.00
2005 1 0 0 0 0 0 T136 0 82.50
2006 1 1 0 0 0 0 T51 0 73.75
2007 1 1 0 0 0 0 T49 0 75.00
2008 1 1 0 0 0 1 T10 0 70.00
2010 8 6 0 1 0 2 T2 48,463 45 72.08
2011 13 11 0 1 0 6 2 91,054 18 71.47 43
2012 11 9 0 0 1 4 3 99,404 18 71.81
2013 9 7 0 0 0 3 T7 77,214 18 71.64 14
2014 5 4 0 0 0 0 T32 22,878 61 72.53
2015 4 3 0 0 0 0 6 30,737 73.14
2016 3 2 0 0 0 0 T60 9,577 73.10 73
2017 6 4 0 0 0 0 T5 44,579 21 71.40 27
  • through 2 April 2018[9]

Futures Tour summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nd 3rd Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings
($)
Money
list rank
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2009 10 10 0 1 1 5 T2 29,767 11 70.87 1
  • joined in June at mid-season

World ranking[edit]

Position in Women's World Golf Rankings at the end of each calendar year.

Year World
ranking
Source
2006 669 [10]
2007 654 [11]
2008 503 [12]
2009 379 [13]
2010 202 [14]
2011 134 [15]
2012 123 [16]
2013 118 [17]
2014 93 [18]
2015 87 [19]
2016 104 [20]
2017 109 [21]

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Golfdata". Golfdata. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Pernilla Lindberg captures ANA Inspiration title on eighth extra hole". ESPN. Associated Press. April 2, 2018.
  3. ^ Daniel Grefve, Annika Greder Duncan (2 April 2018). "Pernilla Lindberg majorvinnare – efter sanslös rysare" (in Swedish). Sveriges radio. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  4. ^ OSU's Pernilla Lindberg Finishes Second At New Zealand Open GTR Newspapers 3-1-2010
  5. ^ Oklahoma State Athletics Archived 16 December 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Pernilla Lindberg on getting fit for golf". Ladies European Tour. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Park, Lindberg to return Monday for 5th playoff hole in ANA". ESPN. Associated Press. April 1, 2018. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  8. ^ "Pernilla Lindberg stats". LPGA. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Pernilla Lindberg stats". Ladies European Tour. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 26 December 2006.
  11. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 25 December 2007.
  12. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 30 December 2008.
  13. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 29 December 2009.
  14. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 28 December 2010.
  15. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 27 December 2011.
  16. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 31 December 2012.
  17. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 30 December 2013.
  18. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 29 December 2014.
  19. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 28 December 2015.
  20. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 26 December 2016.
  21. ^ "Women's World Golf Rankings". 25 December 2017.

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