Emma Lofgren is $10 million richer now that her husband, Henrik Stenson, won the Tour Championship and consequently the FedEx Cup. That is a good starting point on things we need to know about Lofgren.
This season, Stenson made 17 PGA starts and had seven top-10 finishes. However, he hadn't claimed a win until the FedEx Cup playoffs began. Stenson then won two of the four tournaments in the playoff. As a result, he is the 2013 FedEx Cup champ, and he and his wife now get to enjoy the riches that come with that.
Stenson and Lofgren met through friends who also golfed. The fact that their meeting revolved around golf is no surprise.
When they met, Lofgren was a member of the golf team at the University of South Carolina. After they met, Stenson was allowed by Puggy Blackmon, head coach of the South Carolina men's golf team at the time, to practice with the team.
Given Stenson's other-worldly talent level, Blackmon had to be more than happy to have Stenson around. At any rate, the couple must have enjoyed their extra time together.
For Lofgren to find success in athletic pursuits is a natural. Back in Sweden, she was raised in a sporting family. Before golf became her passion, Lofgren excelled in alpine skiing.
While at South Carolina, Lofgren majored in public relations and media, but she assumed a golfing-related post after graduating by working as a teaching pro at Barsebäck Golf & Country Club.
The two maintained their relationship during this time and in 2006 they were married. The couple moved from Dubai to the United States in 2012.
The couple have two children. The first, Lisa, was born in 2007 and the second, Karl, was born in 2010.
Chances are good that both of their children will have ample opportunity to hone their golf skills.
Information gathered from HenrikStenson.com.
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