Jaclyn Sweeney, playing at LET Final Qualifying School for 2011, hails from Andover just outside Boston in the United States and resides in Bradenton, Florida, where she shares a coach with Paula Creamer in David Whelan.
She played collegiate golf at Arizona State University and was a member of the winning NCAA championship team in 2009 before making the move to the paid ranks in September. She hopes to play a full season on the Ladies European Tour in 2011.
Favourite food: pasta Favourite golf course: Seaside Course at Sea Island, Georgia. On your ipod: house music, R&B and pop. Anything that’s good to work out to. I like David Guetta. Carlota Ciganda got me into David Guetta when I used to drive her places. Favourite movies: I love Inception, Toy Story 3 and Corky Romana. Hidden talent: Cooking. Biggest fear: Snakes. Dream foursome: Gary Player, Lorena Ochoa The Shark Greg Norman. Favourite golfer: Suzann Pettersen. Words to live by: Life the life you love and love the life you live. Best golf tip: Think of one swing thought. Shot I Love To Practice: A hook. Needs Improvement: Putting. Favourite Club: 3-wood. Ball marker: Changes with the round. Usually an Australian penny or four leaf clover. Superstitions: none really. Holes-In-One: 2, one aged 16 and one aged 19 at LPGA International. Age I First Broke 70: I think I was 16. Lowest Round Ever: 65 (-6) Love To Trade Places With: A fashion designer or a chef. Favourite Non-Golf Athlete: I like Rafael Nadal.
WHAT’S IN THE BAG?
(All Taylormade) DRIVER: Burner 10.5 degrees fujikura shaft. 3-WOOD: R9, 19 and 23 degree Rescue burner. IRONS: R9 (5-PW) WEDGES: ZTP 50, 56 and 60 degrees. PUTTER: Rosa. BALL: Taylormade TP.