Who Is Cara Banks? 12 Things You Didn't Know About Her

Get to know English golf presenter Cara Banks a little better...

Cara Banks

Get to know English golf presenter Cara Banks a little better...

Who Is Cara Banks? 12 Things You Didn't Know About Her

1. Banks has been co-host of the Golf Channel's Morning Drive programme since 2015 and also presents Golf Central as well as PGA Tour coverage

2. Prior to moving to Orlando, she worked for Golfing World in the UK as a presenter

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3. She has also worked for Live @ Wimbledon covering the tennis grand slam from the All England Lawn Tennis Club

4. Previously known as Cara Robinson, she married her now-husband Oliver Banks in October 2017

Cara working for Golfing World during the 2013 DP World Tour Championship. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

5. She gave birth to her son Jesse Jagger Myles Banks on June 1st, 2019

6. She is a keen golfer and often plays at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club in Kent when she is back home

7. She hosted the 2017 World Golf Hall of Fame Ceremony as well as the 2017 Solheim Cup Opening Ceremony

8. As well as her work for the Golf Channel, she often commentates for BBC 5 Live at The Open and also appears on Sky Sports

9. She enjoys skiing

10. Cara plays most of her golf at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando

11. She lists her passions as sport, fitness, travel, food & wine

12. She is 6'1" tall

Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer 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. 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 covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, 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 2-6. 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!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x