Born:May 22, 1975 in Moulins, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, France.
Played as the Lalla Meryem Cup (March 26-29). Second-placed Nicole Garcia (RSA), Melissa Reid (Eng) and Felicity Johnson (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [Golf de l'Océan, Agadir, Morocco].
Played as the Hero Women's Indian Open (Dec 4-6; Eurpn and Asian ladies tours event). Second-placed Fabienne In-Albon (Sui), Hannah Burke (Eng) and Hyeon-seo Kang (S Kor) finished 5 shots behind wire-to-wire Gwladys Nocera (Fra). [Delhi GC, New Delhi, India].
Played as the China Suzhou Taihu Open (Nov 1-3; Ladies Eurpn, Asian & China Tours event). Second-placed and defending champion Carlota Ciganda (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Gwladys Nocera (Fra), who birdied the last three holes to clinch victory. [Suzhou Taihu Intl GC, Shanghai, China].
Played as the Allianz Ladies Slovak Open (June 20-23). Second-placed Lee-Anne Pace (RSA) finished 4 shots behind Nocera (Fra), who recorded her first LET win for five years. [Gray Bear GC, Tale Resort, Brezno, Slovakia].
Played as the inaugural New Zealand Women's Open (Jan 30-Feb 1; ALPG Tour event). Second-placed Katherine Hull (Aus), Nikki Garrett (Aus), Bobea Park (S Kor) and Sarah Kemp (Aus) finished 6 shots behind Gwladys Nocera (Fra), who recorded her first ALPG Tour win. [Clearwater Resort, Christchurch, NZ].
Played as the Madrid Ladies Masters (Oct 2-4). Second-placed Paula Marti (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Nocera (Fra), who recored her fifth Ladies European Tour win in 2008. [Retamares Casino GC, Miraval, nr Madrid, Spain].
Played as the ABN AMRO Ladies Open (June 6-8; formerly KLM Open). Second-placed Melissa Reid (Eng) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Nocera (Fra). [Eindhovensche Golf, Valkenswaard, nr Eindhoven].
Played as the SAS Ladies Masters (Aug 22-24). Second-placed Tania Elosegui (Esp) and Samantha Head (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [Haga GC, Bekkestua, nr Oslo, Norway].
Played as the inaugural (and only) Goteborg Masters (Sept 18-21). Second-placed Nina Reis (Swe) finished 11 shots behind Nocera (Fra). Nocera's 259 (29 under par) set a new record for the lowest 72-hole score in the 30-year history of the Ladies Eurpn Tr. [Lycke GC, nr Gothenburg, Sweden].
Played as the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open (May 1-3). Second-placed Maria Boden (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [The Carrick on Loch Lomond, nr Alexandria, Dunbartonshire].
Nocera (Fra) won her second LET Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
Nocera (Fra) won the LET 2008 Order of Merit (New Star Money List), with earnings of €391,840 on the Tour. Helen Alfredsson (Swe) was second with €320,099; Martina Eberl (Ger) was third with €277,296.
Played as the Lalla Meryem Cup (Oct 25-27; unofficial limited-field event). Second-placed Paula Marti (Esp) finished 7 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].
Played as the KLM Ladies Open (June 8-10). Second-placed Virginie Lagoutte-Clement (Fra) finished 7 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [Eindhovensche Golf, Valkenswaard, nr Eindhoven].
Played as the inaugural Emaar-MGF (Indian) Ladies Masters (Dec 5-8; co-sanctioned LET event). Second-placed Virginie Lagoutte-Clement (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Gwladys Nocera (Fra). Event not repeated in 2008 or thereafter. [Eagleton Resort, Bangalore, India].
Played as the Catalonia Ladies Masters (July 21-23). Second-placed Sarah Kemp (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [GC D'Aro-Mas Nou, Playa d'Aro, nr Girona, Spain].
Played as the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open (May 18-21; last played in 1997). Second-placed Laura Davies (Eng) finished 3 shots behind first-time Ladies European Tour winner Nocera (Fra). [Golf Gerre Losone, Ticino, Switzerland].
Nocera (Fra) won the LET Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
Played as the BMW Ladies Italian Open (June 14-17). Second-placed Sophie Giquel (Fra) finished 2 shots behind Nocera (Fra). [Parco de' Medici GC, Rome].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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