Linn Grant is a professional golfer from Sweden who has made history by becoming the first female winner on the DP World Tour. She accomplished this accomplishment in June 2022 by winning the Scandinavian Mixed competition by nine strokes. Grant joined the LPGA Tour in 2021 after qualifying through the Q-Series, making her one of the tour’s newest players.
Linn Grant was born in Helsingborg, Sweden, on June 20, 1999. She comes from a golfing family, as her grandfather was a Scottish golf professional who emigrated to Sweden, and her father was a successful player on the Swedish Golf Tour and Senior Tour.
Grant started playing golf at a young age and showed great promise as a junior. Grant won several notable amateur competitions, including the German Girls Open, the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Championship, and the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship.
In several team competitions, including the Junior Solheim Cup, the Arnold Palmer Cup, and the European Girls’ Team Championship, Grant also represented Sweden and Europe. She won three individual collegiate championships while playing for the Arizona State University Sun Devils women’s golf team.
Linn Grant Career
Linn Grant took home victories in the Dimension Data Ladies Challenge, Jabra Ladies Classic, and Joburg Ladies Open on the Sunshine Ladies Tour in South Africa. Grant also won the Investec South African Women’s Open in March 2022, her first victory on the Ladies European Tour. Grant’s most noteworthy accomplishment, meanwhile, came in June 2022.
She defeated Henrik Stenson and Marc Warren by nine strokes to win the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed. Both males as well females competed in this tournament, which was jointly sanctioned by the DP World Tour and the Ladies European Tour, for a single prize. One of the top men’s professional golf tournaments in the world, the DP World Tour, saw Grant become the first female champion.
Linn Grant Biography
|Real Name||Linn Maria Grant|
|Birth Date||20 June 1999|
|Age (as of 2023)||24 Years|
|Birth Place||Helsingborg, Sweden|
|College||Arizona State University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 56 kg – in Pounds – 123 lbs|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is her boyfriend?||Pontus Samuelsson|
Grant is currently dating Pontus Nyholm, who also serves as her caddie. Nyholm is a former golfer who played for Campbell University in North Carolina. The couple met at Arizona State University and have been together since 2019.
Linn Grant has a strong social media presence, with over 30k followers on Instagram and over 5k followers on Twitter. She uses these platforms to share her golfing journey, her personal life, her opinions, and her interests. Grant communicates with her supporters and followers by sharing updates, tales, films, and images.
Among her most recent messages are ones in which she expresses gratitude to her sponsors, acknowledges her victory at the Scandinavian Mixed competition, and declares her support for women’s golf.
Linn Grant Net Worth
The LPGA Tour and other competitions Grant continues to compete in are expected to boost her projected $1 million net worth. Additionally, she has endorsement agreements with companies including Puma, Volvo, FootJoy, and Titleist.