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Afonso, Caroline (FRA)
Ladies European Tour Player Profile

Surname Afonso
First Name(s) Caroline
Date of Birth 20th February 1985
Place of Birth Quimper, France
Nationality France
Residence France
Interests Football, swimming, cinema, music
Date turned Pro. 19th December 2007
Exemption Status 05 - Top 80 from Exemption Rankings
Sponsor Inst. Basque de Golf, Lacoste

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Ladies European Tour Career Summary
Statistics
Career Earnings (Euro) 292,166.84
Tournaments Played 106
Tournaments Won 0
Top Ten Finishes 14
Career Best Finish 2nd
Lowest Round 65
Order of Merit Record
SeasonPos.EuroPlayed
2007 n/a 0.00 0
2008 47 47,673.86 18
2009 44 43,722.25 14
2010 53 38,159.11 19
2011 27 81,591.34    
2012 44 63,457.22  
  2013 56 36,123.98 17

Biography Afonso, Caroline (FRA)

PROFESSIONAL

  • In 2013, Caroline played in 17 tournaments and posted an additional top10 finish at The Helsingborg Open, where finished 6th. She ended the season ranked 59th on the ISPS Handa Order of Merit.
  • In 2012, Caroline played in 18 tournaments and posted 3 top-10s including T 6th at the Deloitte Ladies Open, T 7th at the UniCredit Ladies German Open presented by Audi and T8th at the Hero Women's Indian Open. Ended the season ranked 44th on the ISPS Handa Order of Merit.
  • In 2011, Caroline had four top-10s including a career best finish of second at the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open at Golf club Foerenwaldh in Austria and joint second at the Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open at Golfclub Broekpolder.  She was third at the Aberdeen Ladies Scottish Open and tied for 8th at the Allianz Ladies Slovak Open. She ended the season ranked 27th on the Money List, which was her best of four years on tour.
  • In 2010, her third season on the LET, posted a career best finish of 7th at the Vediorbis Open de France Dames at Paris International Golf Club.
  • Tied for 9th at the Tenerife Ladies Open with a career low 65 (-7) in the fourth round at Buenavista Golf Club.
  • Earned €40,859.11 and finished 55th on the Henderson Money List.
  • Won the Order of Merit on the LET Access Series: the official feeder tour to the LET. Earned two LETAS victories at the Terre Blanche Ladies Open and La Nivelle Ladies Open in France.

AMATEUR

Afonso was the No.1 ranked French amateur in 2007, the year she won the French Ladies’ Amateur Championship. She won the1999 French amateur championship and was a finalist in the 1999 Junior French championship. She won her full card for the LET at the first attempt. 

PERSONAL

Afonso started to play golf at the age of 10. She enjoys playing football, swimming, going to the cinema and listening to music. She credits her father as her greatest influence.  Coached by Philippe Mendiburu, father of former LET champion Sandrine Mendiburu. Osteopath and nutritionist is Stepháne Martin-Rosset. Afonso holds a “Terminale” qualification, which is the equivalent of the French BAC. She lives in Anglet, near Biarritz, and is attached to Saint-Laurent Golf Club in Brittany. Sponsored by the Institut Basque de Golf.  Website: http://carolineafonso.canalblog.com/

OTHER VICTORIES

(2)  2010 La Nivelle Ladies Open and Terre Blanche Ladies Open (LET Access Series).

TOUR RECORD

Year-earnings-ranking

2008  €47,673.86  44

2009  €43,722.25  38

2010  €40,859.11  55

2011  €81,591.34  27

2012  €63,457.22  44

2013  € 36,123.98 56

 


Ladies European Tour Career Highlights
SeasonTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
2006 Qualifying School Stage I 12 287 -1 0.00
2007 Stage I Pre-Qualifying 3 205 -11 0.00
2007 Stage II Final-Qualifying 6 278 -10 0.00
2008 Ladies Scottish Open 10= 214 +1 3,400.00
2008 DB Ladies Swiss Open 17= 211 -5 6,961.50
2008 Portugal Ladies Open 11= 210 -9 3,355.00
2008 AIB Ladies Irish Open 11= 215 -1 7,548.75
2008 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 8= 280 -8 5,616.66
2009 Finnair Masters 9= 208 -5 4,310.00
2009 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 15= 287 -1 3,556.25
2009 Randstad Open de France Dames 12= 282 -6 4,870.00
2009 Carta Si Ladies Italian Open 9= 210 -6 4,260.00
2009 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 13 281 -7 8,050.00
2010 UniCredit Ladies German Open 9= 284 -4 6,435.00
2010 Tenerife Ladies Open 9= 282 -6 5,830.00
2010 Open de France Feminin 7 279 -9 7,500.00
2011 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 8= 214 -2 7,863.33
2011 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open 2= 214 -2 18,791.66
2011 Ladies Scottish Open 3 212 -4 15,400.00
2011 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 2 208 -8 20,300.00

Ladies European Tour 2010 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
18-03-10 Lalla Meryem Cup 40= 220 +4 1,736.42
13-05-10 UniCredit Ladies German Open 9= 284 -4 6,435.00
01-07-10 Tenerife Ladies Open 9= 282 -6 5,830.00
18-08-10 Ladies Scottish Open 35= 229 +13 1,650.00
27-08-10 Finnair Masters 26= 215 +2 2,160.00
09-09-10 Open de France Feminin 7 279 -9 7,500.00
17-09-10 Open de Espana Femenino 28= 210 -3 3,360.00

Ladies European Tour 2011 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
03-02-11 ISPS HANDA Australian Open 138= 159 +13 0.00
10-02-11 ANZ RACV Ladies Masters 104= 145 +1 0.00
17-02-11 New Zealand Women's Open 124= RTD 0.00
31-03-11 Lalla Meryem Cup 79= 156 +12 0.00
05-05-11 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 24= 300 +8 2,812.50
13-05-11 Portugal Ladies Open 25= 218 +2 2,130.00
19-05-11 UniCredit Ladies German Open 43= 284 -4 2,030.00
26-05-11 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 8= 214 -2 7,863.33
03-06-11 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open 2= 214 -2 18,791.66
16-06-11 DeutscheBank Ladies Swiss Open 35= 212 -4 3,930.00
30-06-11 Finnair Masters 69= 148 +6 0.00
21-07-11 Evian Masters 90= 149 +5 0.00
28-07-11 Ricoh Women's British Open 109= 149 +5 0.00
05-08-11 Ladies Irish Open 67= 147 +3 0.00
18-08-11 Ladies Scottish Open 3 212 -4 15,400.00
02-09-11 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 2 208 -8 20,300.00
09-09-11 Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters 40= 214 -2 1,306.00
15-09-11 Open de Espana Femenino 115= 156 +12 0.00
29-09-11 Lacoste Ladies Open de France 38= 287 -1 1,717.85
07-10-11 Sicilian Ladies Italian Open 48= 225 +9 1,170.00
09-12-11 Hero Women's Indian Open 22= 217 +1 2,565.00
14-12-11 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 58= 294 +6 1,575.00

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