Iben Tinning
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Iben Tinning
Iben Tinning
2010 Women's British Open - Iben Tinning (2).jpg
Tinning at the 2010 Women's British Open
Personal information
Born (1974-02-04) 4 February 1974 (age 46)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Nationality Denmark
Turned professional1994
Former tour(s)Ladies European Tour (joined 1996)
LPGA Tour (joined 2004)
Professional wins6
Number of wins by tour
Ladies European Tour6
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT35: 2004
Women's PGA C'shipCUT: 2004
U.S. Women's OpenCUT: 2006
du Maurier ClassicDNP
Women's British OpenT3: 2001
Achievements and awards

Iben Tinning (born 4 February 1974 in Copenhagen) is a Danish professional golfer. Her first two wins on the Ladies European Tour (LET) came in 2002. In 2003, she won the LPGA Tour's Qualifying Tournament, but her 2004 LPGA rookie season was disappointing and she lost her card. Back in Europe, in 2005 she finished top of the Order of Merit, becoming the first Danish golfer to top the money list on any major international tour. As of the end of the 2005 season she had won five tournaments on the LET. She was a member of the European Solheim Cup team in 2002, 2003 and 2005.

In 2007 Tinning played in the Solheim Cup losing her singles match to Juli Inkster.

Tinning also led the Dubai Ladies Masters after 70 holes, before Annika Sörenstam sunk a 17-foot birdie putt on 17 to tie Tinning who missed an 8-footer for birdie. On the par-5 18th, Tinning hit her approach onto the green, only to have it spin back into the water, allowing Sörenstam the tournament victory.

In 2010 Tinning announced that she would be retiring at the end of the season due to a lingering hip injury. She played her last tournament at the season-ending Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Ladies Europe Tour and won the tournament.

Ladies European Tour (6)

Team appearances


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