Golf: 2014 International Crown – Sweden (2nd Place)

The inaugural International Crown on the LPGA Tour took place at the Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., and is scheduled to occur every even year.  The 2016 edition will be hosted by Rich Harvest Farms outside of Chicago from July 18-24, and in 2018, the event will move to South Korea.

Team (with individual’s world ranking in parentheses as of Mar. 31, 2014, the roster announcement date):
Anna Nordqvist (10)
Caroline Hedwall (24)
Pernilla Lindberg (112)
Mikaela Parmlid (172)


Day 1 – Four-ball

Sweden (Nordqvist and Hedvall) all square with Japan (Mamiko Higa and Mika Miyazato)
Japan (Ai Miyazato) def. Sweden (Lindberg and Parmlid), 2 up

Day 2 – Four-ball

Sweden (Nordqvist and Hedvall) def. South Korea (Inbee Park and So-Yeon Ryu), 1 up
South Korea (Na Yeon Choi and In-Kyung Kim) def. Sweden (Lindberg and Parmlid), 1 up

Day 3 – Four-ball

Sweden (Nordqvist and Hedvall) def. Australia (Karrie Webb and Minjee Lee), 5 and 3
Sweden (Lindberg and Parmlid) def. Australia (Katherine Hull-Kirk and Lindsey Wright), 7 and 5

Day 4 – Singles

South Korea (Park) def. Sweden (Hedwall), 4 and 2
Sweden (Lindberg) def. Thailand (Ariya Jutanugarn), 6 and 5
Spain (Beatriz Recari) def. Sweden (Parmlid), 3 and 2
Sweden (Nordqvist) def. Japan (Higa), 3 and 2

Photos: Team Sweden – 2014 International Crown
all photos by Kwai Chan / Meniscus Magazine


Video: Team Sweden press conference – 2014 International Crown
video by Mai D. Chan / Meniscus Magazine