Lauren Taylor (golfer)

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Lauren Taylor
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Lauren Abbie Taylor[1]
Nickname Lozza
Born (1994-08-26) 26 August 1994 (age 20)
Coventry, England
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[1]
Nationality  England
Career
College Baylor University
Turned professional 2013
Current tour(s) LET Tour
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration DNP
Women's PGA C'ship DNP
U.S. Women's Open DNP
Women's British Open CUT: 2014
Evian Championship DNP
Taylor in action at the 2011 Women's British Open.

Lauren Abbie Taylor (born 26 August 1994) is an English professional golfer.

Taylor was born and raised in Rugby. Her younger sister Charlotte also plays golf successfully.

She attended Ashlawn School, won the English Girls Under 15's title in 2008. She won the Dutch Junior Championships 2011 and 2012 and was given a wildcard for the Dutch Ladies Open on both occasions. Although she missed out in the 2012 U.S. Women's open, she received sponsors' invitations to the Ladies European Tour Slovak Ladies Open in 2012, having qualified for the same event in 2011. During the 2011 event, she recorded two consecutive eagles on the par-5 4th hole and par-3 5th hole at Gray Bear Golf Club.

Taylor became the youngest winner of the British Ladies Amateur in 2011, at the age of 16.[2] As a result, she was originally offered a place in the 2012 U.S. Women's Open, but the invitation was later withdrawn in favour of the 2012 British Amateur champion.[3]

Taylor currently attends Baylor University, having previously played for Woburn Golf Club.[2]

Taylor won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2011.[2]

Taylor turned professional in September 2013. Her first tournament was the Ladies Norwegian Challenge on the Ladies European Tour Access Series.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lauren Taylor". Baylor Bears. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sports Personality of the Year: Lauren Taylor wins Young award". BBC Sport. 22 December 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lauren Taylor's US Open exclusion wrong - John Petrie". BBC Sport. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 

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