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Name: - Karine Icher
Country: - France
Born : - Jan 26, 1979 in Châteauroux, Centre-Val de Loire, France.
Original Home/Club: - Châteauroux, France
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2000
Web Address: - http://www.karine-icher.com

Roll of Honour

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


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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 Suzann Pettersen for the LET Rookie of the Year title.


Top tournaments won by Karine Icher

2005Wmn EuropeCatalonia Ladies MastersPals207 (-12)€34,000
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].
2004Wmn EuropeCatalonia Ladies MastersSant Cugat190 (-17)€31,000
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].
2002Wmn EuropeLadies Spanish OpenSalamanca Golf277 (-11)€37,500
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].
2001Wmn EuropeLadies Dutch OpenKennemer212 (-4)€24,486
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].
2001Wmn EuropeLadies German OpenSporting Club Berlin210 (-6)€36,729
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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