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Name: - Carin Koch (née Hjalmarsson)
Country: - Sweden
Born : - Feb 23, 1971 in Kungälv, Västra Götaland, Sweden.
Original Home/Club: - Kungälv, Sweden
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1992
Web Address: - http://www.carinkochgolf.com
Sponsor / Attachment: - Ping, Titleist, Jelly Belly.

Roll of Honour

Solheim Cup player (2000, '02, '03, '05). Solheim Cup captain (2015). Multiple wins on the US LPGA and Ladies European tours.


Did you know?

After an excellent amateur career, which included attending and playing for the University of Tulsa, Koch turned professional in 1992. She subsequently enjoyed success on the European, Asian and US LPGA tours. In 2015 she captained the European Solheim Cup team.


Top tournaments won by Carin Koch

2005Wmn AmericaTres Marias Ch'shipTres Marias GC279 (-9)$150,000
Played as the inaugural Corona Morelia Championship (April 21-24). Second-placed Karine Icher (Fra) finished 6 shots behind Koch (Swe), who recorded the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [GC Tres Marias, Morelia, Mexico].
2001Wmn AmericaLPGA Corning ClassicCorning CC270 (-18)$135,000
Played as the LPGA Corning Classic (May 24-27). Second-placed Maria Hjorth (Swe) and Mhairi McKay (Scot) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Koch (Swe). [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].
2000Wmn EuropeChrysler OpenHalmstad277 (-11)€36,304
Played as the Chrysler Open (June 1-4). Second-placed Samantha Head (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Koch (Swe), who recorded her first and only Ladies European Tour win. [North course, Halmstad GK, Tylosand, nr Halmstad, Sweden].
2000Wmn EuropeLadies World CupAdare Manor425IR£50,000
Played as the inaugural TSN Ladies World Cup of Golf (Sept 15-17; 54-hole aggregate strokeplay; Ladies Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed England (Laura Davies & Trish Johnson) finished 5 shots behind Sweden (Sophie Gustafson & Carin Koch), who won the team first prize of IR£100,000. Laura Davies recorded the best individual score. [Adare Manor Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick].

 

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