Azahara Muñoz

Current OOM position: 16

Rolex World Ranking: 15

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: 1

From: Malaga, Spain

Date of birth: 19th November 1987

Turned professional:  September 2009

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 2 (2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France)

Solheim Cups: 2                                                                      

Twitter: @AzaharaGolf

Five things to know about Azahara:

  • Her hero is Rafael Nadal and she loves tennis
  • Her favourite cocktail is a Margarita
  • Her favourite ice-cream is mint chocolate
  • She loves Lacoste handbags
  • She loves listening to Spanish music especially Alejandro Sanz, Antonio Orozco 

Charley Hull

Current OOM position: 3

Rolex World Ranking: 31

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: T10

From: Burton Latimer, England

Date of birth: 20th March 1996 (18)

Turned professional:  January 2013

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 1 (2014 Lalla Meryem Cup in Morocco)

Solheim Cups: 1 (2013)

Twitter: @HullCharley

Five things to know about Charley:

  • She became the youngest player in Solheim Cup history when she played on the victorious European team of 2013 at Colorado Golf Club aged 17.
  • Like Laura Davies, she’s a big football fan and supports Liverpool FC.
  • Her ideal day would be spent playing golf, sunbathing and then playing football.
  • She is half Polish, on her mother’s side.
  • Her favourite golfer of all time is Seve Ballesteros.

 

Carlota Ciganda

Current OOM position: 20

Rolex World Ranking: 62

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: T8

From: Pamplona, Spain

Date of birth: 1st June 1990

Turned professional:  June 2011

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 2 (2012 China Suzhou Taihu Open)

Solheim Cups: 1 (2013)

Twitter: @CarlotaGolf

Five things to know about Carlota:

  • In 2012, her first full season on the LET, Carlota was Rolex Rookie of The Year, won the ISPS Handa Order of Merit and was also named Players’ Player of the Year, as voted for by the LET members. 
  • She is the niece of famous Spanish football coach Cuco Ciganda
  • She loves tennis and her favourite sportsman is Rafael Nadal
  • Her clothing style is sporty
  • Her favourite colour is green 

Gwladys Nocera

Current OOM position: 4

Rolex World Ranking: 71

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: T2

From: Moulins, France

Date of birth: 22nd May 1975 (39)

Turned professional:  December 2002

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 12 (2013 Suzhou Taihu Open)

Solheim Cups: 3 (2005, 2007, 2009)

Twitter: @GlaNocera

Five things to know about Gwladys:

  • In 2008, Gwladys won five tournaments and won the LET’s Money List
  • At the 2008 Goteborg Masters in Sweden, Gwladys posted the LET’s all time record in a 72-hole tournament with 259, 29-under-par
  • After five years without a victory, Gwladys won twice in 2013
  • Gwladys loves surfing and dogs
  • Attended New Mexico State University (2001, International Business) 

Diana Luna 

Current OOM position: 27

Rolex World Ranking: 175

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: T12

From: Rome, Italy

Date of birth: 3rd September 1982 (31)

Turned professional: October 2001

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 5 (2011 Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open)

Solheim Cups: 1 (2009)

Twitter: @DianaLunaOdB

Five things to know about Diana:

  • She has won tournaments in five different countries (Spain, Ireland, Norway, Germany and Switzerland)
  • In 2009 at Rich Harvest Farms in Illinois, USA, she was the first Italian to represent Europe in The Solheim Cup
  • At the 2011 UniCredit Ladies German Open, she became the first ever player to play four bogey-free rounds to win a tournament with a remarkable 72-hole score of 264, 24-under-par
  • Her daughter, Elena, was born in 2011
  • She is three months pregnant with her second child

Julie Greciet

Current OOM position: 29

Rolex World Ranking: 204

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: T34

Date of birth: 27th November 1986

Turned professional:  19th December 2007

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 1 (2014 Sberbank Golf Masters)

Solheim Cups: 0

Twitter: @juliegreciet

Five things to know about Julie:

  • She started to play golf at the age of 8.
  • She credits her brother Sebastien, a golf teacher in Bordeaux, and her parents Roger and Gisele, as the individuals most influencing her career.
  • Julie had wrist surgery earlier this year and won her first LET title in Pilsen in the Czech Republic in July.
  • She played in her first major at the 2014 Evian Championship in France, but missed the cut
  • She lives in Saint Vincent de Tyrosse, France.

Amy Boulden

Current OOM position: 34

Rolex World Ranking: 226

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: N/A

From: Llandudno, Wales

Date of birth: 6th August, 1993 (21)

Turned professional: September 2013

Best Finish on Ladies European Tour:  3rd (2013 Sberbank Golf Masters)

Twitter: @Amy_Boulden

Five things to know about Amy:

  • Member of the victorious 2012 Curtis Cup team
  • Rookie member of the Ladies European Tour in 2014
  • In May, earned medallist honours at the inaugural U.S. Women’s Open sectional qualifier (Europe) at Buckinghamshire Golf Club
  • In July, entered the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters after being the first reserve and qualified for the following week’s Ricoh Women’s British Open thanks to a tie for 11th place
  • In July, tied for 4th at the Ladies German Open presented by Marriott and went one better by earning 3rd place in the Sberbank Golf Masters in the Czech Republic the following week

Anne-Lise Caudal

Current OOM position: 48

Rolex World Ranking: 249

Position in 2013 Lacoste Ladies Open de France: T15

From: St Jean de Luz, France

Date of birth: 26th June 1984

Turned professional:  1st December 2006

Ladies European Tour wins (last): 2 (2012 UniCredit Ladies German Open)

Solheim Cups: 0

Twitter: @annelisecaudal

Five things to know about Anne-Lise:

  • She was born and lives in St Jean de Luz
  • She is a member at La Nivelle Golf Course just 15 minutes’ drive from Golf de Chantaco
  • Used to be a keen surfer but recently switched to paddle boarding for the core stability
  • Her favourite time of year is Christmas
  • Her ideal breakfast is black coffee and bread