9 Things You Didn't Know About Inci Mehmet

Learn more about golfer-turned-broadcaster Inci Mehmet with these facts

9 Things You Didn't Know About Inci Mehmet
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9 Things You Didn't Know About Inci Mehmet

1. Inci was born 2 October 1996, in England, to a South Korean mother and a Turkish father.

2. She was awarded a scholarship to the Wentworth club in Surrey, where she became the youngest ever ladies club champion at just 15-years-old.

3. Mehmet represented England throughout her amateur career, with her selection on the Elite England Golf girls squad then progressing into the Women's squad.

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4. The British golfer-turned-broadcaster earned full playing rights onto the Ladies European Tour after she finished twelfth during the 2016 qualifying school, the top ranked British player that year, when she was aged 20. She has retained her playing rights each year since.

5. Mehmet is now a full-time freelancer in golf media, who describes herself as a broadcaster, presenter, commentator, and analyst. She currently works for Sky Sports Golf, European Tour Productions, IMG Productions & UCOM.

6. Inci participated in the Rose Ladies series in 2020, alongside her broadcasting duties.

7. The Brit first started working for Sky Sports in June 2019, joining the team as a pundit for both PGA and LPGA Tour coverage. However, she has since worked as an analyst, broadcaster, commentator, and a presenter for Sky Sports, leaving no stone unturned in her media career.

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8. Mehmet also appears regularly at public speaking events, which she has done since March 2018. She shares insight into life on tour, and also working within the media industry and how she manages to balance the two.

9. Mehmet managed to raise £18,485 in May 2020 for the NHS during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, which Halycon Golf Travel Founder Jack Sallis first initiated. Inci's role included promoting the charity auction and gathering items from golf clubs, organisations, and world-class athletes within golf.

Sam Tremlett
E-commerce Editor

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He combines this knowledge with a passion for helping golfers get the best gear for them, and as such Sam manages a team of writers that look to deliver the most accurate and informative reviews and buying advice. This is so the reader can find exactly what they are looking for.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website, whilst he is also responsible for all content related to golf apparel. 

He also oversees all Tour player content as well so if you need to know what clubs Tiger or Rory has in play, Sam is the person to ask. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Titleist TS3 (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Callaway Paradym (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Infinity NEXT%/Cuater The Ringer