A Life Member of the Ladies European Tour, Sophie Gustafson turned professional in 1992 and has been with the LET since 1994. Over a glittering 15-year career she has earned 23 tournament victories, with her most recent at the CVS/ pharmacy LPGA Challenge in late September this year.

A seven time Solheim Cup player, Sophie’s most prolific season came in 2003 when she was victorious at the Ladies Irish Open, the BT Northern Ireland Open and the HP Open in Sweden, as well as the Samsung World Championship and the Catalonia world Matchplay championship. 

She last won the LET Money List for a third time in 2007 and currently leads the LET’s 2009 Henderson Money List with euro 273,615 in earnings from just three tournaments played on the LET circuit this season.

Watch Sophie compete at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters this week where she has a strong chance of collecting another prestigious trophy.

Date of Birth: 27th December 1973
Place of Birth: Varberg, Sweden
Date turned Pro: 1st January 1992
1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Happiness in itself is enough for me, it doesn’t have to be perfect.

2. What is your greatest fear?Got to have something to do with spiders

3. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?The fact that I had to use the dictionary to find out what "deplore" means

4. What is the trait you most deplore in others?Arrogance

5. What is your greatest extravagance?I have a suitcase with wheels

6. What is your current state of mind?Sad, bitter, hurt.. the list goes on.

7. What do you consider the most overrated virtue?Patience

8. On what occasion do you lie?Not often enough

9. What do you most dislike about your appearance?Nothing, I’m perfect

10. Which living person do you most despise?I don’t despise people, I despise peoples behavior

11.  What is the quality you most like in a man?Humor and honesty

12. What is the quality you most like in a woman?Humor and honesty

13. What or who is the greatest love of your life?Doesn’t matter, it’s over

14. When and where were you happiest?When I got engaged and then got to see Springsteen, all in the same night

15. Which talent would you most like to have?Playing the piano


16. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?I’d like to grow wings so I could fly

17. If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?A golden retriever living on a farm somewhere

18. Where would you most like to live?Doesn’t matter as long as I’m with people I love

19. What is your most treasured possession?My mind

20. What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?Pretty close to where I am right now

21. What is your favorite occupation?Sleeping

22. What is your most marked characteristic?My brilliant ability to make long great speeches

23. What do you most value in your friends?Humor and honesty

24. Who are your favorite writers?The Coen Brothers

25. Who is your hero of fiction?Obama

26. Who are your heroes in real life?Bruce Springsteen

27. What is it that you most dislike?Lies

28. What is your greatest regret?That I didn’t see it coming

29. How would you like to die?Without pain

30.What is your motto?Karma is a bitch, better make it right.