9 Things You Didn't Know About Brittany Altomare

9 Things You Didn't Know About Brittany Altomare

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Get to know Brittany Altomare a little bit better.

9 Things You Didn't Know About Brittany Altomare

Brittany Altomare burst onto the scene in 2017 when she lost to Anna Nordqvist in a playoff at the Evian Championship.

With the American still looking for her first LPGA Tour title, get to know her here.

9 Things You Didn't Know About Brittany Altomare

1. Brittany Altomare was born 19th November 1990 in Worcester, Massachusetts.

2. She started playing golf at the age of 10.

3. Altomare played collegiate golf at the University of Virginia where she recorded three victories and was named the 2013 ACC Player of the Year.

4. The American credits her dad as the individual who has most influenced her career.

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Altomare during the final round of The 2017 Evian Championship. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

5. In 2006, she represented USA in the Junior Ryder Cup. The tournament would finish 6-6, with Europe retaining the cup.

6. Altomare's hobbies include music, cooking, and skiing.

7. Turning professional in 2013, the American spent four seasons on the Symetra Tour before eventually gaining a spot on the LPGA Tour for 2017.

8. In her debut season, Altomare shot a final round 66 to get into a playoff at the Evian Championship. She went on to lose at the first playoff hole against Anna Nordqvist

9. The American was selected for Team USA's Solheim Cup team in 2019. She finished with two wins, one draw and one loss.

Related: Solheim Cup 2021 - What You Need To Know (opens in new tab)

Matt Cradock
Staff Writer

Matt joined Golf Monthly in February 2021 covering weekend news, before also transitioning to equipment and testing. After freelancing for Golf Monthly and The PGA for 18 months, he was offered a full-time position at the company in October 2022 and continues to cover weekend news and social media, as well as help look after Golf Monthly’s many buyers’ guides and equipment reviews.

Taking up the game when he was just seven years of age, Matt made it into his county squad just a year later and continues to play the game at a high standard, with a handicap of around 2-4. To date, his best round came in 2016, where he shot a six-under-par 66 having been seven-under through nine holes. He currently plays at Witney Lakes in Oxfordshire and his favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.

Matt’s current What’s In The Bag?

Driver: Honma TW747, 8.75°

Fairway Wood: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2, 15°, 19°

Hybrid: Adams Super Hybrid, 22°

Irons: Mizuno MP54, 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Tour Satin, 50°, 56°, 60°

Putter: Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin Cero

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x