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HJORTH CHIPS AT SOLHEIM CUP
Maria Hjorth, of Sweden, chips out of a bunker onto the 9th green during the second session of the first day of the 2005 Solheim Cup, September 9, 2005, at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, IN. After the first day of play Europe leads the U.S. 5-3. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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Maria Anna "Mimmi" Hjorth (born 15 October 1973 in Falun) is a Swedish professional golfer. She attended the University of Stirling in Scotland. She won more than twenty amateur titles including the 1995 European Ladies Amateur Championship. She turned professional in 1996 and played mainly on the Ladies European Tour (LET) that year and in 1997. Since 1998 she has played mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, while continuing to play in Europe several times each year. She has won two individual titles on the LET and five on the LPGA, and has finished sole or tied second in the prestigious Evian Masters three times. She was a member of the European Solheim Cup team in 2002, 2005, 2007 and 2009 and played on three winning teams in the Praia d'El Rey European Cup, a team competition sanctioned by the LET. She has also played top division curling in Sweden.

^ The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001. DNP = did not play CUT = missed the half-way cut "T" = tied for place Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

Helen Alfredsson  • Raquel Carriedo  • Laura Davies  • Sophie Gustafson  • Maria Hjorth  • Karine Icher  • Carin Koch  • Paula Marti  • Mhairi McKay  • Suzann Pettersen  • Annika Sörenstam  • Iben Tinning

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