Born:May 9, 1985 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Solheim Cup player (2011, '15). Winner on the LPGA Tour.
From 2005 to 2007 Gal attended college in the United States at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She played for the Florida "Gators" women's golf team, winning four NCAA events, and receiving All-American honours in 2007. In her fourth season on the LPGA Tour, Gal won her first event at the 2011 Kia Classic.
Played as the Kia Classic (March 24-27). Second-placed Jiyai Shin (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind 25-year-old Sandra Gal (Ger), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [Eisenhower course, Industry Hills GC at Pacific Palms, nr Los Angeles, CA].
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.
Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
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.
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