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Wessberg, Linda (SWE)
Ladies European Tour Player Profile
Linda Wessberg
Surname Wessberg
First Name(s) Linda Maria
Date of Birth 13th June 1980
Place of Birth Gothenburg Sweden
Nationality Sweden
Residence Sweden
Interests Soccer, ice hockey, all sports shopping, friends, family
Date turned Pro. 2nd June 2003
Exemption Status 05 - Top 80 from Exemption Rankings
Sponsor Callaway, ECCO, Peak Performan
Represents Delsjo Golf Klubb, Sweden

Ladies European Tour Season Stats and Results
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Ladies European Tour Career Summary
Statistics
Career Earnings (Euro) 888,512.52
Tournaments Played 160
Tournaments Won 3
Playoff Record 1/1
Top Ten Finishes 33
Lowest Round 63
Order of Merit Record
SeasonPos.EuroPlayed
2004 11 82,073.38 12
2005 16 102,194.00 18
2006 6 142,414.47 18
2007 8 157,455.91 11
2008 96 19,201.04 8
2009 27 60,190.57 13
2010 23 84,089.88 20
2011 14 109,763.67  
2012 43 65,368.61  

Biography Wessberg, Linda (SWE)

PROFESSIONAL

  • In 2013, Linda played in 18 tournaments and recorded four top 10 finishes with her best result T4th at the Sanya Ladies Open in China.
  • In 2012, Linda played in 22 events, 17 cuts made including 2 top 10 finishes: T4th at the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open in Austria and T7th at the World Ladies Championship in China. Season’s earnings: €65,368.61 (43).
  • In 2011, Linda played in 20 events on the LET and had seven top 10 finishes including a tie for 3rd place at the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open in Austria and a 3rd place at Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters. She also tied for 4th at the Hero Women’s Indian Open and tied for 5th place at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open. Linda ended the season ranked 14th on the Money List, which was her third best-career season.
  • In 2010, Linda played in 20 events on the LET. Her best finish of the season coming at the Unicredit Ladies German Open where she finished in a tie for 5th place. Wessberg recorded a further 6 top tens to finish 23rd on the Henderson Money List with season earnings of €84,089.88.
  • In 2009, Linda earned her third LET title at the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open presented by Raiffeisen in Austria, defeating England’s Laura Davies at the second sudden death play-off hole at Golfclub Föhrenwald in Wiener Neustadt.
  • In 2008, after working on some technical swing changes, Linda struggled to find her previous form in 2008. She played in eight LET events all year and her best finish was T19th at the Scandinavian TPC Hosted by Annika. She was 96th on the New Star Money List with season's earnings of €19,201.04. In America, she competed in 22 events with her best finishes T8th at both the LPGA Corning Classic and Kapalua LPGA Classic. She earned US$165,111 throughout the season to finish 75th on the US money list.
  • In 2007, Linda played in 11 LET events in 2007 and earned EUR 158,960.38, finishing 8th on the New Star Money List. She secured her second LET victory at the Vediorbis Open de France Dames in Arras, northern France. With some impressive putting, she carded a final round 65 in heavy rain to finish a shot ahead of Trish Johnson. She posted two further top ten finishes: T2nd at the Ladies English Open and T7th at the Ricoh Women's British Open at St Andrews, where she played with eventual winner Lorena Ochoa in the last group in the final round. She also finished in the top 20 on three further occasions with the following results: T12 at the S4C Wales Ladies Championship, T13 at the ANZ Ladies Masters and T15 at the Dubai Ladies Masters. Her impressive performance caught the eye of European Solheim Cup skipper Helen Alfredsson, who selected her as one of three Captain's picks for The 2007 Solheim Cup at Halmstad, Sweden. Linda made an impressive debut and scored 1.5 points from two matches. She earned her first full point by defeating Cristie Kerr 1up in the singles. Wessberg also played in 13 LPGA tournaments with conditional status and recorded three top-tens, finishing the US season ranked 65th in earnings.
  • In 2006, Linda secured her first Ladies European Tour title and a first prize of EUR 77,070 at the Wales Ladies Championship of Europe at Machynys Peninsula G&CC. She defeated Laura Davies by a shot, winning with a birdie at the 72nd hole. She entered the final round with a two shot lead and posted a 71 to win on 14-under-par 274 in her third year on Tour. She admitted that she had been aided by the hire of local caddy and club member, James Graham. Linda posted three further top tens and three top 20s throughout the season. Finished T3 in the BMW Ladies Italian Open, T6 in the SAS Masters and T10 in the ANZ Ladies Masters. She closed the year at 6th on the New Star Money List with EUR142,414.47.
  • In 2005, Linda, who played in 18 events on the LET. Her best finish was 2nd at the Spanish Open, where she posted a low round 66 on day one. Posted T6 at both the ANZ Ladies Masters and the Ladies English Opens. Recorded five further top 20 finishes and finished the season 16th in the Money list and 11th on the Exemption Money List.
  • In 2004, Linda made a fabulous start to her professional career finishing at 9th on the Order of Merit in her rookie season. Narrowly beaten to the Rookie of the Year title by Minea Blomqvist but Linda showed excellent consistency and talent in 2004. Finished second at the Ladies Open of Portugal, T3 at the French Open, T5 at the KLM Ladies Open. Linda has a swing and tempo not dissimilar to the World number one Annika Sorenstam.

AMATEUR

European Team Champion 2001, Swedish Junior Champion 2001, 6th NCAA National Championship 2003, Winner Road Runner Invitational on Collegiate circuit.

PERSONAL

174cm tall with blonde hair and blue eyes. Interested in all sports, especially ice hockey and soccer. Also enjoys shopping and spending time with friends and family. Spent four years at Oklahoma State University and majored in General Business and minored in Economics. Attached to Delsjö Golf Klubb, Sweden.

Personal web page: http://www.lindawessberg.com/

TOUR VICTORIES

(3) 2006 Wales Ladies Championship of Europe, 2007 Vediorbis Open de France Dames; 2009 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open presented by Raiffeisen.

SOLHEIM CUP

2007 (1)

TOUR RECORD

Year-earnings-ranking

2004                                       365.95                     9

2005                                       €102,194.00          11

2006                                       €142,414.47          6

2007                                       €158,960.38          8

2008                                       €19,201.04             96

2009                                       €60,190.57             27

2010                                       €84,089.88             23

2011                                       €109,763.67          14

2012                                       €65,368.61                         43

2013                                      €65,940.99              22

 


Ladies European Tour Career Highlights
SeasonTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
2003 Qualifying School for 2004 S1 1 141 -3 0.00
2003 Qualifying School for 2004 3 288 Par 3,600.00
2004 Ladies Open of Portugal 2 209 -7 30,450.00
2004 Arras Open de France Dames 3= 285 -3 17,050.00
2004 KLM Ladies Open 5= 218 +2 5,907.00
2005 ANZ Ladies Masters 6 278 -10 17,040.93
2005 Open de Espana Femenino 2 276 -12 27,912.50
2005 Ladies English Open 6= 208 -8 5,362.50
2006 BMW Ladies Italian Open 3= 280 -8 15,931.42
2006 Wales Ladies Championship 1 274 -14 77,070.00
2006 SAS Masters 6= 215 -1 5,296.00
2007 Vediorbis Open de France 1 277 -11 51,000.00
2007 Golf Punk Ladies English Open 2= 212 -4 12,402.50
2007 Ricoh Women's British Open 7= 294 +2 45,155.25
2009 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 1 279 -9 37,500.00
2010 New Zealand Women's Open 7= 284 -4 5,022.22
2010 UniCredit Ladies German Open 5= 282 -6 11,814.00
2010 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 7 285 -3 10,500.00
2011 New Zealand Women's Open 7= 284 -4 6,407.71
2011 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 5= 292 Par 8,950.00
2011 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 3= 209 -7 10,070.00
2011 Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters 3 206 -10 15,500.00
2011 Hero Women's Indian Open 4= 209 -7 10,845.00

Ladies European Tour 2010 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
25-02-10 New Zealand Women's Open 7= 284 -4 5,022.22
13-05-10 UniCredit Ladies German Open 5= 282 -6 11,814.00
27-05-10 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 7 285 -3 10,500.00
01-07-10 Tenerife Ladies Open 11= 283 -5 4,739.16
06-08-10 AIB Ladies Irish Open 8= 210 -6 10,725.00
12-08-10 S4C Wales Championship 9= 290 +2 7,771.92
27-08-10 Finnair Masters 10= 209 -4 4,260.00
09-09-10 Open de France Feminin 8= 280 -8 5,925.00
11-11-10 Hero Honda Indian Women's Open 8= 216 Par 5,332.50
08-12-10 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 19= 289 +1 6,450.00

Ladies European Tour 2011 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
03-02-11 ISPS HANDA Australian Open 35= 294 +2 3,283.33
10-02-11 ANZ RACV Ladies Masters 31= 276 -12 3,083.33
17-02-11 New Zealand Women's Open 7= 284 -4 6,407.71
31-03-11 Lalla Meryem Cup 40= 298 +10 2,090.83
05-05-11 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 5= 292 Par 8,950.00
13-05-11 Portugal Ladies Open 19= 215 -1 2,633.33
19-05-11 UniCredit Ladies German Open 13= 278 -10 5,320.00
26-05-11 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 46= 222 +6 1,820.00
03-06-11 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open 55= 227 +11 865.00
16-06-11 DeutscheBank Ladies Swiss Open 10= 208 -8 10,080.00
30-06-11 Finnair Masters 9= 209 -4 4,260.00
28-07-11 Ricoh Women's British Open 37= 288 Par 10,772.64
05-08-11 Ladies Irish Open 50= 220 +4 1,880.00
02-09-11 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 3= 209 -7 10,070.00
09-09-11 Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters 3 206 -10 15,500.00
15-09-11 Open de Espana Femenino 73= 150 +6 0.00
29-09-11 Lacoste Ladies Open de France 28= 285 -3 2,587.50
07-10-11 Sicilian Ladies Italian Open 18= 219 +3 2,685.00
09-12-11 Hero Women's Indian Open 4= 209 -7 10,845.00
14-12-11 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 17= 284 -4 6,630.00

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