LET: Youngest Winner Grabs Eyeballs!
July 11, 2017
Thailand’s Atthaya Thitikul has become the youngest known winner of a professional golf tour event after claiming the Ladies European Thailand Championship at the age of 14 years.
LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR
The Ladies European Tour (LET) is Europe’s leading women’s professional golf tour and formed as the WPGA in 1978. With 324 members from 38 different countries who inspire fans at more than 20 golf tournaments on five continents, the LET brings people and brands together through shared experiences and promotes world-class sports entertainment through exceptional events which receive extensive international media and television coverage.
THE YOUNGEST PLAYER
Thai amateur Atthaya Thitikul made history on Sunday by winning the LET’s Thailand Championship to become the youngest winner of a professional golf tour event. The Thai player who turned 14 on February 20 did it aged 14 years, four months and 19 days. Atthaya, who closed with an even-par 72 to finish at 5-under 283 to finish ahead of Mexico’s Ana Menendez, said she wouldn’t turn professional for a few years because she needs more experience.