David Lingmerth’s game is “razor-sharp.” Now a senior at Arkansas, Lingmerth holds down the No. 9 spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. During his junior year, he was named to the second team All-Southeastern Conference, earned honorable mention All-American honors and finished 23rd in the stroke play portion of the NCAA Championships. Just recently, the Razorback senior shared medalist honors in the Battle at the Beach, shooting a final round, 7-under 64.
Name: David Lingmerth.
Birthdate: July 22, 1987.
Birthplace: Tranås, Sweden.
Favorite food Mom’s home cooking.
On My iPod I listen to anything except for country music.
Favorite Movie(s) “The Hangover,” “Stepbrothers.”
Hidden Talent Ping-Pong, ice hockey and drums.
Biggest Fear Getting attacked by a shark swimming in the ocean.
Favorite Course The Blessings, Arkansas’ men’s golf home golf/practice facility.
Dream Foursome Grandpa, dad and uncle Goran.
Favorite Golfer Seve Ballesteros.
Words To Live By If you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything.
Best Golf Tip It’s all about attitude. Be confident but humble.
Shot I Love To Practice Any short-game shot – lob, bunker, short irons.
Needs Improvement Everything, but driving and the wedge game could help my scoring a lot.
Favorite Club: Putter.
Ball Marker: Quarter or Swedish crown.
Superstitions: Do not play a ball with the number 2 in a tournament.
Age I First Broke 70: 14.
Lowest Round Ever: 61.
Love To Trade Places With: A great white shark.
Favorite Non-Golf Athlete: Alex Ovechkin (professional hockey player with the Washington Capitals).
What’s In The Bag:
DRIVER Ping Rapture with Aldila VS Proto X shaft, 3-WOOD Ping i15 TFC X shaft, HYBRID Ping G15 17 X shaft, IRONS Ping i15 (3-PW) X shafts, WEDGES Ping Tour W (52 & 58 degree) X shafts, PUTTER Ping Craz-E i series.