15 Things You Didn’t Know About Georgia Hall

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

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Georgia Hall is already a Major winner and Solheim Cup winner with multiple victories around the world.

A star of English golf, get to know her a little better with these 16 facts.

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 Women's British Open, 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.

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

12. As well as playing at Ferndown, she was also a member at Remedy Oak and was also 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. She had a successful amateur career, winning the 2013 Ladies British Amateur and also representing GB&I in the 2014 Curtis Cup.

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

Elliott Heath
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Elliott Heath is our News Editor and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

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