Born:Jan 14, 1999 in Varel, Friesland, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Original/Home Club:Golfclub am Meer / Hamburg (Falkenstein).
Turned Pro:2019 (+7.1 hcp)
Played as the Magical Kenya Ladies Open (Feb 10-13; Ladies European Tour season-opener). Second-placed Marta Sanz Barrio (Esp) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Esther Henseleit (Ger), who recorded her second LET win. [Baobab course, Vipingo Ridge Resort, Kikambala, Kenya].
20-year-old Henseleit (Ger) won the LET season-long points chase, to capture the Tour's 2019 Order of Merit and €20,000 bonus. Henseleit accumulated 743.06 points (earning €208,777 in the process). Second was Marianne Skarpnord (Nor) 694.44 pts (earnings €174,455); third was Christine Wolf (Aut) 536.65 pts (earnings €138,156). Carlota Ciganda (Esp) was the No.1 money winner in 2019, with earnings of €247,668 from the Tour. Henseleit emulated Laura Davies (Eng; 1985) and Carlota Ciganda (Esp; 2012) in winning both the LET's Order of Merit and Rookie of the Year award in the same season.
20-year-old Henseleit (Ger) won the 2019 Rookie of the Year Award as the Ladies European Tour's leading first-season player; she also topped the Tour's Order of Merit, accumulating 743.06 points during the season (and earning €208,777 in the process). In the LET's 41-year history, only Laura Davies (Eng; 1985) and Carlota Ciganda (Esp; 2012) had won the Tour's Order of Merit in their rookie year.
Played as the inaugural Magical Kenya Ladies Open (Dec 5-8; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Aditi Ashok (India) finished 1 shot behind 20-year-old Esther Henseleit (Ger), who recorded her first Ladies European Tour win in her 18th start on the Tour. With the win Henseleit also scooped the LET Rookie of the Year award, and the 2019 LET Order of Merit. [Vipingo Ridge Resort, Kikambala, Kenya].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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