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Reid, Melissa (ENG)
Ladies European Tour Player Profile
Surname Reid
First Name(s) Melissa Rose
Date of Birth 19th September 1987
Place of Birth Derby, England
Nationality English
Interests Playing football & supporting Derby County, and snowboarding
Date turned Pro. 19th December 2007
Exemption Status 02 - Winners of OOM, British Open or Evian
Sponsor Rotana Hotel Group, Emirates NBD, Caxton FX, Taylor Made, TW Steel, Tommy Hilfiger and Land Rover
Website http://www.melreidgolf.com/
   

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Ladies European Tour Career Summary
Statistics
Career Earnings (Euro) 827,128.33
Tournaments Played 74
Tournaments Won 4
Top Ten Finishes 29
Lowest Round 65 (2 times)
Order of Merit Record
SeasonPos.EuroPlayed
2008 12 136,606.02 16
2009 7 168,749.67 14
2010 3 235,871.59 20
2011 2 286,577.77  
2012 28 82,752.69  

Biography Reid, Melissa (ENG)

PROFESSIONAL

  • In 2013, Melissa played in 12 LET events and she recorded two top ten finishes including a season-best result of T7th at the Deloitte Ladies Open in Holland.
  • In 2012, Melissa played in 10 LET events. She claimed her fourth LET title at the Raiffeisenbank Prague Golf Masters on June 26 at Albatross Golf Resort in an emotional finale to her first event back after she lost her mother, Joy, in a tragic road accident in Germany four weeks previously. She earned two top 10 finishes earlier in the season: T7th at the World Ladies Championship and T4th at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open presented by EventScotland. She retired from the final event of the season, the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, due to injury. Season’s earnings: €82,752.69 (28).
  • In 2011, Melissa recorded two wins in the Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open at Broekpolder GC and the Open de España Femenino at La Quinta GC plus six top ten finishes including tied second at the ISPS HANDA Women’s Australian Open. She tied for third three times: at Ladies Irish Open, UNIQA Ladies Golf Open and Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open and, finally, tied for fourth at the New Zealand Women’s Open and Turkish Airlines Ladies Open. She was a first-time member of the European Solheim Cup team having earned her place on the team by leading the Ladies European Tour's Solheim Cup points' list.
  • In 2010, broke through with her first victory as a professional at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open at National Golf Club in Belek, Antalya; finished two strokes clear of Iben Tinning and Christel Boeljon. Posted 10 additional top-10 finishes, the most on tour all year, including 2nd at the UniCredit Ladies German Open, tied for 2nd at the S4C Wales Championship, 3rd at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, tied for 3rd at the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open, 4th at the AIB Ladies Irish Open, tied for 6th at the Lalla Meryem Cup, tied for 7th at the Tenerife Ladies Open, tied for 8th at the Allianz Ladies Slovak Open, tied for 9th at the Korean Ladies Masters, tied for 10th at the Open de France Feminin. Finished 3rd on the Henderson Money List: her best position in three years on Tour.
  • In 2009, Melissa recorded 8 top ten finishes. She posted a season-best of 2nd at the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open, tied for third at both the Women's Australian Open and HypoVereinsbank Ladies German Open. She finished 7th on the Henderson Money List with season’s earnings of €168,749.67 from 14 events played.
  • In 2008 Melissa became the Ryder Cup Wales Rookie of the Year, in association with the Bill Johnson Trophy. She finished 2nd three times in 2008, at the ABN AMRO Ladies Open in the Netherlands, the Oxfordshire Ladies English Open and the Nykredit Masters in Denmark.

AMATEUR

Reid was a member of the GB&I team at the 2006 Curtis Cup; a member of the 2005 European PING Junior Solheim Cup Team; the 2007 Commonwealth Team and the 2007 Vagliano Team. Titles that she won include the 2004 and 2005 English Girls’ Championship, the 2006 and 2007 Helen Holm Trophy; the 2007 St Rule Trophy and the 2007 British Amateur Strokeplay Championship at Conway GC. She was Britain’s leading amateur in 2007 and also won the Smyth Salver as the leading amateur at the 2007 Ricoh Women’s British Open, on the Old Course at St Andrews, where she finished tied for 16th.  

PERSONAL

170 cm tall with blonde hair and blue eyes. Resides in Loughborough. Started playing golf at the age of 11 after she could no longer play football with the boys.  Interests include snowboarding, playing football, supporting Derby County, trial-biking and cooking. Credits Annika Sorenstam, her parents, coach Lawrence Farmer and Sir Clive Woodward as the individuals most influencing her career. Website: MelReidGolf.com Twitter: @melreidgolf

 

LET VICTORIES 

(4)2010 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open; 2011 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open, Open de España Femenino, 2012 Raiffeisenbank Prague Golf Masters.

 

SOLHEIM CUP

(1): 2011

 

TOUR RECORD

Year-earnings-ranking

2008                                       €136,606.02          12

2009                                       €168,749.67          7

2010                                       €235,871.59          3

2011                                       €286,577.77          2

2012                                       €82,752.69             28

2013                                      €28,317.01              67

 

Ladies European Tour Career Highlights
SeasonTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
2008 MFS Women's Australian Open 3 288 -4 23,239.77
2008 ABN AMRO Ladies Open 2 204 -12 25,375.00
2008 Ladies English Open 2 207 -9 16,747.50
2008 Nykredit Masters 2 206 -13 20,300.00
2009 Women's Australian Open 3= 287 -5 14,794.20
2009 Deutsche Bank Ladies Open 2 277 -15 53,287.50
2009 Ladies German Open 3= 276 -12 18,600.00
2009 Tenerife Ladies Open 4= 282 -6 14,460.00
2010 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 1 216 -3 30,000.00
2010 UniCredit Ladies German Open 2 279 -9 33,495.00
2010 AIB Ladies Irish Open 4 206 -10 27,000.00
2010 S4C Wales Championship 2= 285 -3 31,435.95
2010 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 3= 207 -9 12,400.00
2010 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 3 280 -8 35,000.00
2011 ISPS HANDA Australian Open 2= 283 -9 36,500.00
2011 New Zealand Women's Open 4= 281 -7 11,111.11
2011 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 4 291 -1 13,500.00
2011 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open 1 213 -3 37,500.00
2011 Ladies Irish Open 3= 205 -11 24,800.00
2011 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 3= 209 -7 10,070.00
2011 Open de Espana Femenino 1 280 -8 52,500.00
2011 Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open 3= 208 -8 18,600.00

Ladies European Tour 2010 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
18-03-10 Lalla Meryem Cup 6= 212 -4 6,911.66
07-05-10 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 1 216 -3 30,000.00
13-05-10 UniCredit Ladies German Open 2 279 -9 33,495.00
27-05-10 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 8= 287 -1 7,507.50
01-07-10 Tenerife Ladies Open 7= 281 -7 7,562.50
06-08-10 AIB Ladies Irish Open 4 206 -10 27,000.00
12-08-10 S4C Wales Championship 2= 285 -3 31,435.95
03-09-10 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 3= 207 -9 12,400.00
05-11-10 Korean Ladies Masters 9= 214 -2 4,559.50
08-12-10 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 3 280 -8 35,000.00

Ladies European Tour 2011 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
03-02-11 ISPS HANDA Australian Open 2= 283 -9 36,500.00
10-02-11 ANZ RACV Ladies Masters 15= 274 -14 4,911.46
17-02-11 New Zealand Women's Open 4= 281 -7 11,111.11
05-05-11 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 4 291 -1 13,500.00
13-05-11 Portugal Ladies Open 25= 218 +2 2,130.00
19-05-11 UniCredit Ladies German Open 13= 278 -10 5,320.00
26-05-11 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 29= 219 +3 3,150.00
03-06-11 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open 1 213 -3 37,500.00
16-06-11 DeutscheBank Ladies Swiss Open 5= 206 -10 20,317.50
21-07-11 Evian Masters 25= 283 -5 22,257.52
28-07-11 Ricoh Women's British Open 37= 288 Par 10,772.64
05-08-11 Ladies Irish Open 3= 205 -11 24,800.00
18-08-11 Ladies Scottish Open 9= 215 -1 4,140.40
02-09-11 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 3= 209 -7 10,070.00
15-09-11 Open de Espana Femenino 1 280 -8 52,500.00
07-10-11 Sicilian Ladies Italian Open 32= 222 +6 1,680.00
21-10-11 Sanya Ladies Open 38= 217 +1 1,317.14
28-10-11 Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open 3= 208 -8 18,600.00
14-12-11 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 22= 285 -3 6,000.00

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