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Getting to Know Charlotte Thompson

With a smile always on her face, Charlotte Thompson is enjoying a strong season on the LET Access Series, currently lying in 3rd place on the LET Access Series Order of Merit. We find out a little more about Charlotte with a few quick questions...

Full Name:

Charlotte Elaine Thompson

Do you have a nickname your friends refer to you by? If so what is it?


If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with you?

Music, a kayak and an unlimited supply of mangos

If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be?


What is your favourite activity you do when you want to relax?

Hang out with friends

How do you spend your time in the airports?

A quick spray of perfume before going to the gate

What's the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Be true to what you believe and always have your own opinion

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?


If you had one word to describe yourself, what would it be?


Do you supports a sports team? if yes who, and what sport?

Chelsea Football Club

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?


What advice would you give to aspiring amateurs looking to turn professional?

Wait till the time is right

Do you like cooking?

Sometimes, desserts

If you could have one celebrity follower on twitter who would it be?

James Corden

Tell us something you hate doing?


Where do you see yourself in the next five years?

It’s hard to say but hopefully established on the Ladies European Tour with a win under my belt

What has been you biggest golfing achievement?

Most probably gaining my main tour card the first time at tour school on my first attempt

What is your favourite golf course to play and why?

I would probably have to say Samanah in Morocco as it is a course that suits my game. It’s always in fantastic condition, it’s beautiful and I have a lot of good memories there

Do you have any superstitions before playing golf?

If I have played well the previous day I will try and keep everything exactly the same, make no changes

Age you started playing golf? Who /how did you get involved in golf?

I got my first full set of golf clubs when I was 8 but I had been around golf since I was 4. My mum wanted to get into golf so my parents dropped myself and my two sisters off at a kids club for golf for two hours while they went and played 9 holes

Age you achieved your first handicap?


What is your best travel tip?

Be organised

Your lowest ever round of golf?

-7 in Belgium at Royal Waterloo not long ago, 15th July 2016

What’s your favourite club in your bag?

I would probably have to say my driver

What’s in your golf bag?

I play everything Titleist, driver, 3 wood, one hybrid, irons, wedges, ball and glove. I will always have some form of food and drink in my bag, hair ties and hair grips, spare gloves, water proofs and sunglasses

What is your average driving distance?

270 yards

What tournament are you looking forward to most this season?

The LET event in Abu Dhabi as I have never played there before and I believe the course suits long hitters

If you could pick a dream four ball partner who would it be and why?

Hmmm... that’s a tough one as there are a couple, a non-golfer would be between James Corden as I find him hilarious and Robin Williams also because he makes me laugh and is in some of my favourite films. If I had to pick a golfer it would be Tiger woods or Rory McIlroy.

What is your favourite distance to practise?

100-120 yards

If you could learn any language fluently, what would it be?


What were your first set of golf clubs?

US Kids

Your team would be composed of..

My team at the moment is:

Coach: Robert Rock

Fitness: Unique results gym my personal trainer is Nigel Wills

I currently don't have a manager as I do everything for myself and if I need the help I have my family and boyfriend who support me.

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Rank Player Country
1 Jin Young Ko KOR
2 Sung Hyun Park KOR
3 Nelly Korda USA
4 Danielle Kang USA
5 Nasa Hataoka JPN
6 Sei Young Kim KOR
7 Jeong Eun Lee6 KOR
8 Brooke M. Henderson CAN
9 Minjee Lee AUS
10 Lexi Thompson USA
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