16 Things You Didn’t Know About Georgia Hall

Get to know Major Champion Georgia Hall better with these facts.

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Get to know Major Champion Georgia Hall better with these facts.

16 Things You Didn't Know About Georgia Hall

Despite being early in her career, Georgia Hall is already a Major winner and Solheim Cup winner. A star of English golf, get to know her a little better with these 16 facts.

16 Things You Didn't Know About Georgia Hall

1. She is from Bournemouth.

2. She started playing golf at the age of 7

3. She turned pro in 2014.

4. With her victory at the 2018 Open Championship, she became the first Englishwoman to win a major since Karen Stupples' Ricoh Women's British Open triumph in 2004.

5. Hall is just the fourth Englishwoman to win a major after Stupples, Laura Davies and Alison Nicholas

6. She made her Solheim Cup debut in 2017, where Annika Sorenstam's Europe lost to Juli Inkster's USA side in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the only European to appear in all five matches. In 2019 she went undefeated in four matches to help Europe narrowly win the Cup.

7. She won the LET Order of Merit and Player of the Year accolades in 2017.

8. Her middle name is Kelly.

9. Georgia was born in April 1996 on the Friday of Nick Faldo's Masters win - that's where her name comes from.

10. She was a member at Ferndown Golf Club near Bournemouth, which currently ranks 87th in the current Golf Monthly UK&I Top 100 Courses list.

11. She set the course record at Ferndown aged 11, shooting a five-under-par 67.

12. As well as playing at Ferndown, she is also a member at Remedy Oak. Now, however, she is affiliated with Goodwood in Sussex.

13. Her Dad, Wayne, coached her as a child and caddied during the 2018 Ricoh Women's British Open.

14. Hall's usual caddie is actually her boyfriend Harry Tyrrell, who is an aspiring pro. The pair apparently met on Instagram.

15. She had a successful amateur career, winning the 2013 Ladies British Amateur and also representing GB&I in the 2014 Curtis Cup.

16. Hall was awarded an MBE in the 2019 Birthday Honours for her services to golf.

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

2 iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x