Ms. Namita Nayyar: At age 19 you decided to move from Norway to Orlando, Florida to play and practice more professional golf. For a player adjusting to new countries with their own cultures it must be difficult and then to adjust your playing habits and style, what advice you can give to fellow sports person in a similar situation?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: I knew what my goal was with the game of golf, so for me the decision to move to America, to have the best practice facilities and play among the best players in the world, was a must. It was an easy transition for me and a huge difference in having great conditions 12 months a year.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: Who has been your greatest influencer and motivator in your success in the field of your career in competitive professional golf?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: Obviously my family, mum and dad and my brother. It was always a competitive edge around the house growing up. And it still is;)
Ms. Namita Nayyar: Tell us what factors were catalyst that you consider led you to win in 2007 McDonald’s LPGA Championship?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: I knew I had the game to win big tournaments. It was nerve racking at the time , but a fun process. Life is a learning curve, and you learn as you go.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: You have done bold photo shoots for 2012 edition of ESPN Body Issue. What advice you wish to give to the women of today to be body confident in order to do such bold modeling?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: The espn body shoot that I did was one of the weirdest shoots I’ve ever done, but at the same time as natural as it gets. I was humbled to be asked and join such a great group of athletes. Been there, done that :))
Ms. Namita Nayyar: With exceptional training and hard work you are credited with all your achievements. Do you believe that does the hand of Providence (Supreme Being) played a role in your success?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: I think when you choose a certain path and road for your life it requires some major rules and commitments. I’ve always dreamed big and living by there are no limitations of how good you can be. I think that has helped me come where I am today.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: You have been awarded Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year 2001 and Ladies European Tour Order of Merit in 2013. What responsibilities these awards bestow upon you towards the game of golf?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: All stats and awards won, is a result of great playing and winning over a longer time. In golf you really work to be consistent over time.
Ms. Namita Nayyar: What you wish to say about the website Womenfitness.net and message for its visitors?
Ms. Suzann Pettersen: Stay fit, be healthy and take the right decisions for you in your every day life!
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Women Fitness Team thanks Suzann Pettersen for giving her valuable time for this interview and quenching the thirst of her fans to know more about her and shall also like to thank Tom Gundersen from Norwegian Golf Federation who made this interview happen.
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