Anna Nordqvist

Birth Day June 10th, 1987
Birth Place Eskilstuna, Sweden
Age 34 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

A Swedish professional golfer, Anna Maria Nordqvist is professionally known as Anna Nordqvist. She is famous for being the winner of her third-time major the Women's British Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links on 22 August 2021 with a winning score of 71-71-65-69=176 as well as she had won only $283,715 in 14 tournaments before her $870,000 winning share from it, leaping to $1,153,715 and sixth place (as of August 22) for the year. She is well recognized for winning her first professional tournament and major in the LPGA championship in Maryland on 14 June 2009 and earned her second professional victory at the LPGA Tour Championship on 22 November 2009. She was named Rookie of the year on the Ladies European Tour and became runner-up to South Korean Jiyai Shin for LPGA Rolex Rookie of the year honors. She was a part of the Solheim Cup in 2013, at the 2016 U.S. Women's Open, and won her fifth official LPGA Tour Championship in May 2015 with bogeyed the 54th hole to win by one stroke over Dutchwoman Christel BoelJon. In 2017, she won the Evian Championship with a winning score of 66-72-66=204 (winner's share $547,500).
Additionally, Anna Nordqvist was Swedish Junior player of the year (2004, 2005), Swedish Amateur of the year (2005), Girls, Ameteur Champion (2005), bronze medallist at the European Ladies Amateur Championship (2005), & runner-up at the British Ladies Amateur (2006, 2007). In 2008, she tied for fifth at the NCAA Championship (won by ASU teammate Azahara Monoz), 25th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament (final round), and was a member of the victorious Swedish team at the 2008 World Amateur Team Championship for the Espirito Santo Trophy as well as she was part of the winning Swedish team at the 2008 European Ladies' Team Championship. She won the Ladies' European Tour Final Qualifying School in 2009. Before, she was named National Golf Coaches Association Freshman of the Year, Pac-10 Player of the year, & Newcomer of the Year in 2007. She also earned back-to-back NGCA First-Team All-American and Academic All-American honors were gained in both 2007 and 2008. She has played at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where she finished T23 and also played at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she finished T11.


LPGA Golfer Anna Nordqvist: Age, Parents, and Nationality

Anna Nordqvist took birth on 10 June 1987 in Eskilstuna, Sweden under the star sign of Gemini. Her parents gave her birth with the real name of Anna Maria Nordqvist. She grabs Swedish nationality and belongs to Swedish-White ethnic background. White is her race and her religious belief is Christian. Her present age is 34 which she recently celebrated in the June of 2021.
Anna Nordqvist is the daughter of Urban Nordqvist (Father), who works as a police officer and a pharmacist, and Maria Nordqvist (Mother). She has two siblings: two borthers named Mikael Nordqvist, and Mattias Nordqvist.
Moving towards Anna Nordqvist's education, she attended Arizona State University.

Anna Nordqvist Husband: Who is Anna Nordqvist married to?

Married lady, Anna Nordqvist got married to her long-term boyfriend Kevin McAlpine, who is a former Scottish Amateur champion and a Tour caddie. She and Kevin's wedding was intended to take place in 2020 but due to the COVID-19 epidemic, they had to postpone their wedding till 2021. They are dating each other since April 2016 and got engaged on 13 December 2018 as she posted a picture on Instagram confirming her engagement. There, Kevin dropped down on one knee and proposed to her romantically. Regarding her sexual orientation, she is straight.


However, Kevin McAlpine is a past Scottish Amateur champion and also runs a golf equipment business in Scotland. In 2021, he became a full-time caddie for Scottish golfer Martin Laird and before, he caddied for Amy Yang and Lexi Thompson at the LPGA. Recently, he was seen congratulating his wife on the 18th hole. He earned his bachelor's degree from Colorado State University. He is active on social media and she has around 2.1K followers on Instagram @mcalpinekev with around 277 posts on the platform.

Anna Nordqvist Net Worth

Anna Nordqvist made a good fortune by a professional golfer. As of 2021, she has an estimated net worth of around $6 million whereas she earns $870,000 prize money at 2021 Women's British Open on 22 August 2021. Besides earnings from golf, endorsement deals are considered another significant source of income as she is endorsed by various brands like Rolex and she is an ambassador to parsons Xtreme Golf, ROLEX, MGM Resorts, 8Birdies, Silverleaf Club, Lululemon, & JLpab Audio. She is living a lavish lifestyle at the present.

Anna Nordqvist Measurements: Height and Weight

The talented professional golfer, Anna Nordqvist stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83 m). She has a perfectly balanced body weight with slim body builds. She has a pair of green eyes color and her hair color is blonde.

Professional Wins (12)

LPGA Tour Wins (9)

  • On 14 Jun 2009- McDonald's LPGA Championship- winning score of 66-70-69-68=273 with winner's share $300,00
  • On 22 Nov 2009- LPGA Tour Championship- winning score of 70-68-65=203 with winner's share $225,000
  • On 23 Feb 2014- Honda LPGA Thailand- winning score of 66-72-67-68=273 with winner's share $225,000
  • On 30 Mar 2014- Kia Classic- winning score of 73-68-67-67=273 with winner's share $255,000
  • On 31 May 2015- ShopRite LPGA Classic- winning score of 67-69-69=205 with winner's share $225,000
  • On 5 Jun 2016- ShopRite LPGA Classic (2)- winning score of 64-68-64=196 with winner's share $225,000
  • On 19 March 2017- Bank of Hope Founders Cup-winning score of 67-67-61-68=263 with winner's share $225,000
  • On 17 September 2017- The Evian Championship- winning score of 66-72-66=204 with winner's share $547,500
  • On 22 August 2021- Women's British Open- winning score of 71-71-65-69=276 with winner's share $870,000

LPGA Tour Playoff Record (1-1)

  • 2016- U.S. Women's Open with a lost score of 3-6-6=15(+3)
  • 2017- The Evian Championship

Ladies European Tour Wins (4)

  • 2010 (1)- European Ladies Golf Cup (with Sophie Gustafson)
  • 2011 (1)- Communitas Valenciana European Ladies Golf Cup (with Sophie Gustafson)
  • 2017 (1)- The Evian Championship (co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour)
  • 2021 (1)- Women's British Open (co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour)

Other Wins (1)

  • 2010 (1)- The Mojo 6 (unofficial tournament sanctioned by the LPGA Tour)

Major Championships

Wins (3)

  • 2009- McDonald's LPGA Championship- winning score of 66-70-69-68=273 (-15) with 4 strokes
  • 2017- The Evian Championship- winning score of 66-72-66=204 (-9)
  • 2021- Women's British Open- winning score of 71-71-65-69=276 (-12) with 1 stroke

Result Timeline

  • 2015 (T4)- ANA Inspiration
  • 2009 (won)- Women's PGA Championship
  • 2016 (2nd)- U.S Women's Open
  • 2021 (won)- Women's British Open
  • 2017 (won)- Evian Championship

World Ranking

  • 2008- ranked #332 in Women's World Golf Ranking
  • 2009- ranked #7 in Women's World Golf Ranking
  • 2010- ranked #14 in Women's World Golf Ranking
  • 2011- ranked #31 in Women's World Golf Ranking
  • 2012- ranked #28 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2013- ranked #26 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2014- ranked #12 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2015- ranked #13 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2016- ranked #14 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2017- ranked #7 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2018- ranked #30 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2019- ranked #89 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2020- ranked #54 in women's world Golf Ranking
  • 2021- ranked #16 in women's world Golf Ranking

Team Appearances

Amateur

  • 2005- European Girls' Team Championship (representing Sweden)
  • 2005- Junior Solheim Cup (representing Europe)
  • 2006, 2008- Espirito Santo Trophy (representing Sweden) (winners)
  • 2007- Vagliiano Trophy (representing the Continent of Europe) (winners)
  • 2007, 2008- European Ladies' Team Championship (representing Sweden) (winners)

Professional

  • 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019- Solheim Cup (representing Europe) (winners)
  • 2010, 2011- European Nations Cup (representing Sweden) (winners)
  • 2014, 2018- International Crown (representing Sweden)

Awards and Achievements


  • 2009, 2017- Swedish Golfer of the year
  • 2009- LET Rookie of the year
  • 2017- LET Lowest Stroke Average

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