Laura Davies is considered the most accomplished English female golfer, being the first non-American to finish at the top of the LPGA money list. She also won the LET Order of Merit seven times. Davies currently has 69 professional wins worldwide. She is also a member of the US based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.
The first Laura Davies appearance on the links began with a notable record. As an amateur, Davies was an international player for Great Britain, winning the 1983 English Intermediate Champion, the 1984 Welsh Open Stroke Play Champion, and the South Eastern Champion in both 1983 and 1984. She was also a member of the Great Britain and Ireland Curtis Cup Team in 1984.
Winning both Rookie of the Year and Order of Merit in 195 signaled the beginning of what would become a successful professional career on the LET tour. In the same year, she also won the Sports Journalists’ Association Peter Wilson Trophy as International Newcomer of the Year. She again won the Order of Merit in 1986, having won four titles, one of which was the British Women’s Open.
Davies’ victory at the US Women’s Open led the LPGA to revise its constitution, granting her automatic membership, as Davies was not a member of the LPGA Tour then. In 1988 Davies won twice as a rookie on the LPGA Tour, three times on the LET Tour and once in Japan, becoming the first woman ever to win on all three major Tours in the same year. In 1990, she became a member of the inaugural European Solheim Cup Team. In 1994, she became the first golfer to win on five different golf tours in one year. She was named the Sports Journalists’ Association Sportswoman of the Year 1995 and 1996.
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Davies joined the BBC Sport commentary team at The Open Championship in 2001, and has regularly appeared in the commentary box for major golfing events. She also published an autobiography entitled, “Naturally…Laura Davies” in 1996. All these experiences prove that Laura is a confident and sociable individual, and she will delight your audience with a Laura Davies speaker appearance at your next corporate function.
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Davies is also an avid football and cricket fan. She organizes the annual football match at the Evian Masters Tournament in France. She is also the captain of the Rest of the World team in the annual Rest of the World v. Australia cricket match held during the ANZ Ladies Masters. Although Davies enjoys other sports, she is still arguably Britain’s most outstanding female golfer, making a Laura Davies appearance a valuable addition to your agenda, particularly if your company has ties to Great Britain.
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Laura Davies has stamped her name on almost all women’s tournament, including the Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge where she competed three times, and the Women’s World Cup of Golf in 2005 where she represented England. She was also Captain’s pick for the International Team at the 2006 Lexus Cup. In 2004, Davies was the first woman to compete in the men’s European Tour, entering the ANZ Championship in Sydney, Australia. Davies currently holds the LPGA record for most eagles in a season, scoring 19 during the 2004 season.
Off the golf course, Davies is known to participate in charity works. In 2006, she completed a 56 mile charity walk along the Great Wall of China to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital. She has also built a nine-hole golf course in her garden, where she hosted a celebrity four-ball tournament in 2004 for the charity Sport Relief. Davies is definitely a golf superstar with a good heart, and a Laura Davies endorsement will bring these same qualities to your company and its services.
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