|Getting to know Rebecca Hudson, who earned the first of her four Ladies European Tour wins at the 2006 OTP Bank Ladies Central European Open, Hungary. In 2008, she won the Tenerife Ladies Open, Ladies English Open and VCI European Ladies Golf Cup partnering Trish Johnson.
Rebecca earned the first of her four Ladies European Tour wins at the 2006 OTP Bank Ladies Central European Open, Hungary. In 2008, she won the Tenerife Ladies Open, Ladies English Open and VCI European Ladies Golf Cup partnering Trish Johnson. To get to know her better, read on or catch up via her blog: : http://becshudson.weebly.com/
Best golf tip: Don’t try to hit the ball too hard.
Hidden Talent: I have an Art Degree so drawing.
Biggest fear: Cockroaches.
Superstitions: In golf I always carry three tees in my pocket and outside golf, I never pass the salt, I do not walk under ladders, I like to do the same things everyday and I have my own routine.
Dream foursome: Helen Alfredsson (I grew up watching her), Tiger and a friend, just for fun. My mum would caddie for me and my father would walk around.
Favourite non-golf athlete: Tessa Sandersson, a former British javelin thrower (and heptathlete who competed in the javelin competition in every one of the six Olympics from 1976–1996 winning the Gold medal in 1984.
What do you like / prefer to cook when you are at home with friends? I make a good cottage pie, but I would prefer to invite someone to cook, like Kirsty and would serve the drinks.
Words to live by: I like when my brother says: “There is no reason why not!”
Favourite club 8-iron
Favourite distance and shot you love to practice 130 yards with an 8-iron. I always try to practice what I am not doing right. Now, a little bit of everything and my driver, probably.
What do you do when you spend your time at the airports? I like to buy expensive face creams and I like to go to Starbucks, if there is one
Favourite golfer When I was younger it was Helen Alfredsson.
Lowest round ever -10, in Hungary (2005) and when I was an amateur, at my home golf course.
Age I first broke 70. I do not remember, probably 15.
What’s in my bag, and apart from clubs? A Ping B60 putter, sand iron and loft wedge Ping i2, Ping i-15 irons, Ping rescue 22 degrees, Callaway Steel wood #7, Taylor Made #3 wood and Ping G-15 driver . Golf balls, Tee packs and sun cream... and since the tournament in Switzerland, I have the cow-bells hanging. On my driver I have an old cover which it is a cat, that they gave me as my birthday present when I turned 21.
Place to which you would love to escape: Home: after five weeks away I miss home. I like my garden.
Any extravagance? Gadgets
What is the quality you appreciate the most? Honesty.