This Norwegian golfer is set to marry the love of her life and her boyfriend soon. She is none other than Suzann Pettersen who is best known as one of the most experienced players of the LPGA Tour and Europen tour games.
Suzann about golf: Being involved in Rio Olympics 2016:
Suzann, in an interview covered by lpga.com on Oct 10, 2009, talks about her life as a golf professional.
As you know, Norwegians have a passion and love of sports, and we are proud to have hosted two Olympic Winter Games. What you may wonder is: How does someone who grew up in Norway become the number two ranked golfer in the world?
I am a good example of a person who lives in a country that is not known for golf, but who was able to follow a dream to the top of my sport. I was inspired by the world's greatest golfers, and thanks to the availability of youth programmes and facilities in my country, I was able to learn the game, develop it to my highest potential as a teenager, and eventually compete at the global level.
Just ten years ago, Korea was not known as a country that produced elite level golfers. Today, I compete regularly against 47 Korean women on the LPGA Tour. This demonstrates that any country, large or small, can produce elite athletes in our sport. If golf is fortunate enough to be accepted as an Olympic sport, I am sure that these stories could be repeated in any country in the world. If golf is in the Games, it will inspire millions of young people, just like our next speaker.
Although she is all pumped up for her first Olympic medal in golf in Rio, she is yet to compete in the tournament.
Married to the love of her life!
The 35-year-old LPGA player Suzann Pettersen married Christan Ringvold, an entrepreneur on January of 2017 in her hometown of Oslo, Norway. Pettersen. The 15-time LPGA winner became engaged to Christan Ringvold in 2015.
The timing was perfect for the two to get married, at least golf-wise. New LPGA season doesn’t kick off until late January, therefore an early New Year wedding made perfect sense. Fellow Norwegian Marianne Skarpnord, as well as Sweden's Anna Nordqvist, was among players attending.
Suzann Pettersen's Short Bio:
Suzann Pettersen (born 7 April 1981) is a Norwegian professional golfer and also plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. Suzann is also a member of the Ladies European Tour and known for her golfing skills. She is currently ranked eighteen in LPGA, career best being second. She won her sixth LPGA Tour event in September of 2009. Her major championships win counts McDonald’s LPGA Championship win in 2007, and The Evian Championship win in 2013.#Golfer #Norwegian #LPGA Tour #Ladies European Tour