Stahle in 2019
|Born||19 March 1985|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Residence||Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.|
|College||Arizona State University|
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour (joined 2006)|
Ladies European Tour (joined 2007)
|Best results in LPGA major championships|
|Women's PGA C'ship||T67: 2010|
|U.S. Women's Open||T48: 2010|
|Women's British Open||T8: 2005|
|Achievements and awards|
|Ladies European Tour|
Rookie of the Year
Stahle was born in Lund, Sweden and had a very successful amateur career. In 2002, she won the French Open Amateur Championship, was runner-up at that year's Girls British Open and was a member of the losing European Junior Solheim Cup team. In 2003, she was a member of the winning European Junior Solheim Cup team in her native Sweden.
In 2004, she won the St Rule Trophy, the Beirut Café Ladies Trophy on the Telia Tour, won the Smyth Salver as leading amateur at the Weetabix Women's British Open and became the first Swede to win the Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship. She became the first player in 30 years to successfully defend the title when she won again in 2005. She was a member of the Swedish National Team from 2001-2005 and was part of the 2004 Espirito Santo Trophy World Amateur Golf Team Championships winning Swedish Team.
Stahle played collegiate golf at Arizona State University where she had one of the finest freshman seasons in school history. She had four runner-up performances and three tournament victories in 10 tournaments including wins at the Wildcat Invitational and PING/ASU Invitational. She was named National Golf Coaches Association Eleanor Dudley Division I Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year as well as being named All-American First team and Scholar team. She was Pac-10 Golfer of the Year and Freshman of the Year, won the Pac-10 championship and was named All-Pac-10 first team. She also won the GolfstatCup, which is given to the player who has the best scoring average versus par with at least 20 full rounds played during a season.
Stahle turned professional in 2005 after finishing tied for eighth at the Weetabix Women's British Open and made her professional debut at the Scandinavian TPC hosted by Annika in Sweden. She gained exempt status for the 2006 LPGA Tour season by finishing tied for 11th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
From 2006 to 2011, she played 56 LPGA Tour tournaments with an 8th-place finish at the 2009 Sybase Classic as her best result. In 2006, Louise secured her playing rights at the Ladies European Tour (LET) and played 49 tournaments between 2007 and 2012. Runner-up finishes at the Ladies Open of Portugal (2007) and the Ladies German Open (2008) were her best results. In 2015, Stahle will re-enter both the LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour after successfully completing both qualifying schools.