Who's who: Karine Icher

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Who's who: Karine Icher

  • Name:

    Karine Icher
  • Country:

    France
  • Born:

    Jan 26, 1979 in Châteauroux, Centre-Val de Loire, France.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2000
  • Website:

    https://www.karine-icher.com

Roll of Honour

Solheim Cup player (2002, 2013, '15, '17). Multiple wins on the Ladies European Tour.

Did you know?

After a successful amateur career, Icher won twice in her Ladies European Tour rookie season in 2001. She finished the year third on the LET Order of Merit and second behind SuzannPettersen for the LET Rookie of the Year title.

Top tournaments won by Karine Icher

2005
Europe
207 (-12)
€34,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Icher, Karine

Venue

Pals

Score

207 (-12)

Prize money

€34,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Catalonia Ladies Masters (Sept 22-24; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Gwladys Nocera (Fra), Paula Marti (Esp) and Sophie Sandolo (Italy) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Icher (Fra). [Platja de Pals GC, Pals, nr Girona, Spain].

2004
Europe
Sant Cugat
190 (-17)
€31,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Icher, Karine

Venue

Sant Cugat

Score

190 (-17)

Prize money

€31,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Catalonia Ladies Masters (Oct 1-3; LET season-ending event). Second-placed Stephanie Arricau (Fra) and Paula Marti (Esp) finished 9 shots behind Icher (Fra). [Sant Cugat CG, Sant Cugat del Vallès, nr Barcelona].

2002
Europe
Salamanca Golf
277 (-11)
€37,500
Caja Duero

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Icher, Karine

Venue

Salamanca Golf

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

€37,500

Title sponsor

Caja Duero

Played as the Caja Duero Open de España Femenino (May 30-Jun 2; last played in 1996). Second-placed Raquel Carriedo (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Icher (Fra). [Salamanca GC, Zarapicos, Castile & León, Spain].

2001
Europe
212 (-4)
€24,486
Mexx

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Icher, Karine

Score

212 (-4)

Prize money

€24,486

Title sponsor

Mexx

Played as the Mexx Sport Open (Aug 31-Sep 2; next played in 2004). Icher (Fra) beat Suzann Pettersen (Nor) with a birdie at the third playoff hole (par-4 18th), to record her second LET win, coming just two weeks after her first. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].

2001
Europe
210 (-6)
€36,729
Palmerston

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Icher, Karine

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

€36,729

Title sponsor

Palmerston

Played as the Palmerston Ladies German Open (Aug 17-19; next played in 2008). Second-placed Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 1 shot behind 22-year-old tour rookie Icher (Fra). Icher narrowly missed recording her first LET win just a week earlier; she led the Compaq Open for 70 holes but stumbled on the back-nine in the final round. [Faldo course, Sporting Club Berlin, Bad Saarow, nr Berlin].

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