Born:May 14, 1989 in Gladbeck, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Solheim Cup player (2013, '15, '17, '19). Winner on the Ladies European Tour.
After graduating from secondary school in Gladbeck in 2008, Masson gained a golf scholarship at Oklahoma State University. She played one year for the OSU "Cowgirls" in 2008/09 before turning professional in late-2009, and joining the Ladies European Tour in 2010.
Played as the Manulife LPGA Classic (Sept 1-4). Second-placed Karine Icher (Fra) and Minjee Lee (Aus) finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old Caroline Masson (Ger), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [Whistle Bear GC, Cambridge, nr Kitchener, Ont.].
Played as the South African Women's Open (July 13-15; Sunshine Ladies/LET Trs event; last played in 2009; first time as a co-sanctioned LET event). Second-placed Lee-Anne Pace (RSA) and Danielle Montgomery (Eng) finished 1 shot behind first-time Ladies European Tour winner Masson (Ger). [Selborne Hotel & Golf Estate, KwaZulu-Natal].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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