|Surname ||whittaker |
|First Name(s) ||leigh |
|Date of Birth ||22/11/1987 |
|Place of Birth ||buehl, germany |
|Nationality ||german |
|Residence ||baden-baden, germany|
|Interests ||any type of sport, reading cooking and baking |
|Turned Professional ||18/08/2012 |
|Social Media ||@Whittakerleigh |
|LETAS Status ||12d - Members ranked according to the 2016 LET Category 11 Career Money List |
In 2015, Leigh faced a shoulder inflammation which was on and off throughout the season. She had problems getting in her playing rhythm but made several cuts. With the highlight in Dubai, she had to stop playing within the round due to pain in her shoulder. She could not keep her full card, but has a good status for 2016.
In 2014, Leigh had several good tournaments, finishing T11 in Italy, was leading after 2 rounds for her first time in her professional career at the South African Ladies Open and gained experience in playing in the leader group as the leader. She finished T8th. With a phenomenal 2 under par final round at the Hero Indian Ladies Open she secured her full tour card for 2015.
In 2013, her rookie year on tour, Leigh played in eight tournaments and made 2 cuts with her best result T48th at the Sanya Ladies Open in China. She returned to Lalla Aicha Tour School and finished T52nd to regain Membership in Category 9b.
Height: 1.74m with blonde hair and blue eyes. Started playing golf aged 11, on June 4, 1998. Education: College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Club: Golfclub St. Leon-Rot, Germany. Enjoys all sports, outside activities, reading and socialising with friends. Website: http://www.leigh-whittaker.de/