Born in April 7, 1981, Suzann’s birth place is Oslo, Norway. She was a successful amateur golfer and has won the Norwegian Amateur Championship five times, and also the British Girls Championship in the year 1999. She has represented her native country Norway in the World Amateur Team Championship and Europe in the Junior Ryder Cup Matches in 1997 and 1999. She lives in Orlando, Florida now. She has a $40,000 gym setup in the basement of her house and exercises regularly to keep her fit.
Unlike other golfers in her class, she went an extra mile posing nude in the 2012 edition of ESPN magazine "Body Issue". Even though she has been posing nude, its been quite a surprise that she hasn't make public about her personal live such as who is her current boyfriend if she is dating currently, or if she is even married or divorced and about her husband if she is already married. However, she has been bold on posing nude for a magazine. Even
Pettersen’s professional golf career started in the year 2000, when she was 19 years old. Her 11th position finish at LET Qualifying school in 2001 gave her the Ladies European Tour card. As rookie, she played ten consequent events successfully. She was later named LET Rookie of the year during her second season at LET. She earned exempt status for the LPGA season of 2003 by qualifying at the LPGA final tournament in 2002. A debilitating back injury forced her to restrict her events in 2005 but later in 2006, she had three top ten finishes. She again suffered a setback in 2007 due to injuries, but made a big comeback by finishing at the top second position that year.
Pettersen has 19 professional wins including six Ladies European Tour wins and 12 LPGA Tour wins. Her first major win was the Open de France Dames in the year 2001. Her wins in 2007 include the Hana Bank KOLON and the McDonald’s LPGA championships, Longs Drugs Challenge, Honda LPGA Thailand, Kingsmill Michelob ULTRA Open, and the SAS Masters. Her 2008 victories include the Deutsche Bank Ladies’ Swiss Open and AIB Ladies Irish Open. In the year 2011, she won the Safeway Classic, Sybase Match Play Championship, and the Ladies Irish Open. In 2012, she won the KEB-Hana Bank and Sunrise LPGA Taiwan championships. Her 2013 victory tally includes LPGA LOTTE and Mission Hills Ladies’ World Championships.
Pettersen signed a multiyear contract with Nike in the year 2008. According to the contract, she would be representing Nike with respect to the balls, clubs, glove, footwear, and bag she carries along during her tournaments. Currently, she stands at third position after her win in the LPGA LOTTE Championship in April 2013.
|Date of Birth:||April 7, 1981|