Who's who: Iben Tinning

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Who's who: Iben Tinning

  • Name:

    Iben Tinning
  • Country:

    Denmark
  • Born:

    Feb 4, 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1994

Roll of Honour

Solheim Cup player (2002, '03, '05, '07). Ladies European Tour wins (6). Ladies European Tour Order of Merit winner (2005).

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Former Ladies European Tour and LPGA Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Iben Tinning

2010
Europe
277 (-11)
€75,000
Omega

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

€75,000

Title sponsor

Omega

Played as the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (Dec 8-11; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Anna Nordqvist (Swe) finished 2 shots behind 36-year-old Iben Tinning (Den), who recorded the last of her six LET wins. Tinning retired from full-time professional tour golf immediately after this event. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].

2005
Europe
271 (-17)
€45,000
BMW

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

€45,000

Title sponsor

BMW

Played as the BMW Ladies Italian Open (June 2-5). Second-placed Veronica Zorzi (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Tinning (Den). [Parco de' Medici GC, Rome].

2005
Europe
Panoramica G&CC
273 (-15)
€41,250
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Venue

Panoramica G&CC

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

€41,250

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de España Femenino (May 12-15). Second-placed Linda Wessberg (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Tinning (Den). [Panorámica G&CC, Sant Jordi, Castellón, Spain].

2005
Europe
273 (-15)
€30,000
Nykredit

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

€30,000

Title sponsor

Nykredit

The inaugural Nykredit Masters (Sept 1-4). Second-placed Lora Fairclough (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Tinning (Den), who recorded her fifth LET win. [Kokkedal GK, nr Copenhagen, Denmark].

2005
Awards
€204,672
see Score
Robe di Kappa

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Venue

Score

€204,672

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Robe di Kappa

Tinning (Den) won the LET 2005 Robe di Kappa Order of Merit, with earnings of €204,672 on the Tour. Annika Sörenstam (Swe) was second with €180,639; Sophie Gustafson (Swe) was third with €168,825. For the first time since 1999, the Order of Merit was based on the money list, versus a points system.

2005
Awards
x
n/a
LET

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LET

Tinning (Den) won the LET Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Score

214 (-2)

Prize money

€24,750

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Ladies Irish Open (May 10-12). Tinning (Den) beat Suzann Pettersen (Nor) with a par at the first playoff hole, to become the first Danish winner in women's professional golf. [Lackabane course, Killarney G&FC, Co. Kerry].

2002
Europe
278 (-14)
€28,575
La Perla

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tinning, Iben

Score

278 (-14)

Prize money

€28,575

Title sponsor

La Perla

Played as La Perla Ladies Italian Open (May 16-19). Second-placed Silvia Cavalleri (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Tinning (Den), who made it back-to-back wins, having won the Ladies Irish Open a week earlier. [Poggio dei Medici GC, Scarperia, nr Florence].

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