A new season brings fresh faces and the opportunity for the LET rookie members to make a mark in their first year on Tour.

In 2016, it was 18-year-old Aditi Ashok from India who made her name with two wins and a further five top 10 finishes, as well as an impressive performance at the Olympic Games in Rio.

This year, on top of chasing maiden titles and Majors, qualification for The 2017 Solheim Cup team will provide further inspiration for the European members. Here are some of the young Nordic players to watch on tour this year.


Madelene Sagstrom (above)

Date of Birth: 13/11/1992

Nationality: Swedish

Home town: Inkoping

University: Louisiana

Goal: The 2017 European Solheim Cup Team

Notable achievements: Won Lalla Aicha Tour School for 2017 and the 2016 Symetra Tour Ranking after claiming three titles last year.


Madelene Stavnar (above)

Date of Birth: 9/12/2000

Nationality: Norwegian

Home town: Tonsberg

Favourite Course: Royal St. David´s

Notable achievements: European Junior Solheim Cup and Ryder Cup teams

Interests: Golf, physical training, music, movies, travelling and seeing friends


Valdis Thora Jonsdottir (above)

Date of Birth: 4/12/1989

Nationality: Icelandic

Home town: Akranes

Notable achievements: turned pro in 2013 and played on LETAS for three years with a career best of T3rd at the Ribeira Sacra Patrimonio de la Humanidad International Ladies Open 2016

Interests: soccer, working out, reading, play board games


Cajsa Persson (above)

Date of Birth: 28/9/1993

Nationality: Swedish

Home town: Jonkoping

University: Iowa

Notable achievements: Winning a Bronze Medal at the Swedish Team Championship and ending second on the Nordea Tour Ranking in 2012

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Frida Gustafsson Spang (above)

Date of Birth: 15/2/1993

Nationality: Swedish

Home town: Kinna

Notable achievements: The Spirit, European Ladies Team Championship 2014 (Slovenia) and three victories during her college career at East Carolina University

Interests: family and music.


Celine Borge (above)

Date of Birth: 5/8/1998

Nationality: Norwegian

Home county: Vestfold

Notable achievements: winner of the 2016 Irish Girl’s Open Strokeplay at Roganstown Golf Club.

Sarah Nilsson

Sarah Nilsson (above)

Date of Birth: 24/7/1997

Nationality: Swedish

Home town: Kristianstad

Notable achievements: Three top 10 finishes in 2016 on the LET Access Series

Interests: gym, tennis and paddle-tennis. Sarah is the younger sister of two-time LETAS winner and fellow LET member Emma Nilsson.


Josefin Odenring (above)

Date of Birth: 4/3/1992

Nationality: Swedish

Home town: Halmstad

Notable achievements: Played on the LET Access Series with a best finish of T14th at the Boras Open 2016

Interests: Working on her strength and fitness to improve her golf