» Suzann Pettersen |Golfer

Posted On: Dec 13, 2012
Suzann Pettersen is a professional golfer from Norway. She was born on April 17, 1981 in Oslo, Norway. She is mostly known for playing in the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) tour; U.S. based and is a member in the Ladies European Tour (LET). Her father name is Axel Pettersen and mother name is Mona Pettersen, they both were very active in sports. She is also known as Tutta.

As an amateur golfer she was very successful she was the winner of Norwegian amateur champion five times (1996-200) and in 1999 the British girl championship. She took part in the Espirito Santo trophy world armature championship representing Norway in 1998 and 2000 and was able to win the title in her second attempt. She was also in junior Ryder cup matches in 1997 and 1999 where she was representing Europe.

She debuted as a professional golf player at the age of 19 on September 2000. She was qualified for the ladies European tour by ranking at 11th position in the 2001 LET qualifying school. In 2001 she was named as the LET rookie of the year as she had won the open de France dames and was second according to the order of performance. She ranked 10th on the LPGA final qualifying tournament, She was runner-up at the HP open 2003. She started her 2004 season late on the LPGA after she recovered from the elbow surgery. In 2005 she suffered from back injury due to which she was not able to play much. In early 2007 Pettersen was chosen to compete in the women’s world cup of golf representing Norway but later she decided not to play as she was having some health issue and withdrew her name. She won the deutsche bank ladies Swiss Open in 2007.

During her golfing career she has won 14 international golf championships and has been able to make $ 15 million dollar and more. Suzzan Pettersen personal life about husband, married or divorce has yet not been revealed. Many people have criticized of her being gay as she has not been seen with any boyfriend in public but the rumor is false. She has signed a contract (a multiyear agreement) with Nike golf in January 2008 since Nike has been sponsoring her. She has posed for nude pics in a sports magazine swimsuit issue. She ranked second position in the Women's World Golf Rankings on December 31, 2007 and was in that position for several years. Her official social networking sites such as facebook and twitter address can be obtained from wiki.