|Surname ||booth |
|First Name(s) ||Carly |
|Date of Birth ||21/06/1992 |
|Place of Birth ||crieff |
|Nationality ||Scottish |
|Interests || |
|Turned Professional ||january 2010 |
|Social Media ||Twitter: @carlybooth92 instagram: @carlyabooth |
|LETAS Status ||07 - 3 - 5 LET Members in Category 1-6 by 2019 LET Exemption Category |
AMATEUR Carly Booth was the youngest ladies club champion in Britain at the age of 11 at Dunblane New. At 12, she played with Sandy Lyle in the British Masters Pro-Am. She was rated the No1 junior in Europe after winning the European Junior Masters in 2007, the same year she lifted the Scottish Under-18 and Under-21 titles. In 2008, she became the youngest player to represent Great Britain + Ireland in the 76-year history of the Curtis Cup, facing the Americans in the 35th staging of that match at St Andrews. She also played at the Junior Ryder Cup in 2006 and 2008 and won the Daily Telegraph Finals in 2007 and 2008. At 14 she appeared in her first professional event, the 2007 Scottish Open, and she finished as the leading amateur in a tie for 13th place. She was also the leading amateur at the 2008 Ladies English Open, where she tied for 29th. She finished 14th at LET Final Stage Qualifying School for 2010 and became the youngest-ever Scot to qualify for the LET at the age of 17.
PROFESSIONAL 2010 Highlights In 2010, her rookie season, turned 18 in June and juggled professional golf with A-level school work. Posted a season-best tie for 23rd at the Aberdeen Ladies Scottish Open. Finished 98th on the Henderson Money List with season's earnings of EUR 16,743.11 from 19 events. PERSONAL Upon turning professional, Booth had a golf scholarship to complete at Glenalmond School in Scotland. She started there after returning from America, where a stay at David Leadbetter Academy in Florida was followed by a spell at a school in Arizona. As a youngster, Booth was able to practise on the course made exclusively for her and her brother, professional golfer Wallace, by her father Wally at the family farm near Comrie. Wally was a Commonwealth Games silver medalist wrestling champion and a former minder of the Beatles.