Getting to know our rookies: Belgiumīs Chloe Leurquin

Chloe Leurquin from Belgium started to play golf aged 12 near Brussels. Her father plays golf and one summer he took her to the golf course, to try it out! In December 2013, she earned category 7 membership and her full LET card thanks to her performance on the Access Series, the feeder tour to the LET.

Chloe in action at Al Maaden Golf during Lalla Aicha Tour School 2013 Final Qualifying

Chloe Leurquin is currently the player with best Exemption status from the total of four LET members of Belgium. She started to play golf aged 12 near Brussels. Her father plays golf and one summer he took her to the golf course, to try it out! In December 2013, she earned category 7 membership and her full LET card thanks to her performance on the Access Series, the feeder tour to the LET, where she ended the season ranked 4th on its Order of Merit. She already has one win as professional golfer at the The Mineks Ladies Classic last year.

Here we get to know her a little better.

  • Your style:

I usually wear jeans with sneakers but I love wearing dresses and high heels too.

  • Your family:

Dad, Pascal. Mom, Dominique. My parents are divorced. 1 sister, Jenna, 21 studying in America and one brother Nathan, 18.

  • Your pets:

I have a big dog, Texa.

  • Your hero:

I don’t really have a hero. I admire a lot of athletes.

  • Your music and what´s on your playlist:

I love deep house music. Ther is a Youtube channel I love: “Majestic”. But I also listen to all the commercial music they play on the radio.

  • Your summer:

I have been in Australia for the last three weeks. I played the ALPG events before the beginning of the season in New Zealand. I had a lot of fun.

  • Your aroma:

I usually don’t use perfume. It gives me headache.

  • Your colour:

I love light blue.

  • Your favourite food:

I love everything. I am not difficult to feed!

  • Your ice cream:

Raspberry.

  • Your sin:

Greed!

  • Your secret:

If I tell you it won’t be a secret anymore.

  • Your drink/cocktail:

Mojito!

  • Your snack:

Cereals.

  • Your novel:

The "Da Vinci Code", I loved that book. I was always looking on the internet to analyse the paintings they were talking about in the book.

  • Your film:

“Les intouchables” ("The Untouchables" in English). A french movie: very funny and moving at the same time.

  • Your tournament:

I would love to play in the Solheim cup. I have always loved team events as an amateur. I think this is an incredible experience to live.

  • Your best memory so far:

I won the last LET Access event of 2013 in Turkey and won also my full LET card for the next season. My dad was caddying for me that day. Very good memory.

  • Your best golf achievement that you are most proud of:

Wining my full LET card.

  • Your rituals at home (when you wake up and when you go to bed)

I usually wake up quite early. Around 6 or 7am. I take a nap around 2pm when I can and I go to sleep around 11pm.

  • Your dream:

I would love to win a major tournament.

Article from Ladies European Tour:
http://www.ladieseuropeantour.com/main_article.php?id=68367&pid=1006
Published: 4/02/2014

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