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Simon, Ashleigh (SA)
Ladies European Tour Player Profile
Ashleigh Simon
Surname Simon
First Name(s) Ashleigh
Date of Birth 11th May 1989
Place of Birth Johannesburg, S.A.
Nationality South Africa
Residence South Africa
Interests Playing guitar, listening to music, watching sports
Date turned Pro. 12th May 2007
Exemption Status 05 - Top 80 from Exemption Rankings
Sponsor Nike, Nedbank, CIB Insurance
Represents South Africa

Ladies European Tour Season Stats and Results
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Ladies European Tour Career Summary
Statistics
Career Earnings (Euro) 418,705.23
Tournaments Played 77
Tournaments Won 2
Top Ten Finishes 18
Lowest Round 63
   
   
   
   
Order of Merit Record
SeasonPos.EuroPlayed
2006 n/a 0.00 0
2007 63 30,609.48 5
2008 69 30,485.76 7
2009 116 6,982.08 3
2010 14 103,759.10 18

Biography Simon, Ashleigh (SA)

PROFESSIONAL

  • In 2013, Ashleigh played nine LET events and recorded four top ten finishes as follows: T2nd at the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters where she fired a career low 63 in the first round, T2nd at the South African Women’s Open, T5th at the Open de Espana and T7th at the China Suzhou Taihu Open.
  • In 2012, played 18 events, made 12 cuts. Posted 4 top 10 finishes: T3rd at ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters, T6th in both Slovakia and South Africa and T9th in Tenerife. Earned €70,020.38 and finished 38th on the Order of Merit.
  • In 2011, Ashleigh played in 20 events and recorded her second career win at the Portugal Ladies Masters at Campo Real. She also recorded five top-10 finishes, including tied 3rd at Sanya Ladies Open in China, tied 5th at Ladies Scottish Open, joint 6th at Ladies Irish Open, tied for 7th at Lalla Meryem Cup, tied for 9th at Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters. 
  • In 2010, Ashleigh played in 18 events with a season best 3rd place in the Unicredit Ladies German Open and a tie for 3rd at the ABN AMRO Ladies Open. Ashleigh finished 14th on the Henderson Money List with season earnings of €103,759.10.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Ashleigh turned professional a day after her 18th birthday and made her professional debut playing on an invitation at the 2007 Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open. Ashleigh became the second youngest ever winner on the LET after Amy Yang and the youngest ever professional winner at the age of 18 years and 37 days when she won the 2007 Catalonia Ladies Masters. As a result of her win Ashleigh became a Category 3 member (tournament winner) of the LET on 9th July 2008. In 2009 on the LPGA, Ashleigh made 7 cuts from 15 starts and recorded a U.S. career-best tie for 23rd at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV.

AMATEUR

Ashleigh’s amateur career was nothing short of outstanding. She won the Ladies’ club championships at her club, the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, for the six years prior to her turning professional, the first time was when she was 12 years old. The club made her an honorary life member in 2004. In 2003 she became the youngest amateur to receive full South African colours when she played No.1 for her country in the Commonwealth tournament aged 14. In 2004 she was the youngest player to win the WPGA Ladies South African Open on the Women’s Professional Tour and was the only amateur to have won it. She won at least one WPGA Tour event each year. She won the Jack Newton Junior International Classic in Australia in 2004. In the same year she represented SA at the World Amateur Golf Championships in Puerto Rico, at 15 years of age. She also represented SA in the Women’s World Cup of Golf as an amateur from 2005-2007. In 2006 Ashleigh won the SA amateur double and made a mark in the USA by winning the AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions, being named a First Team Rolex Junior All American. She qualified for the Weetabix Women’s British Open and received invitations to play in two other Ladies European Tour events. The highlight of 2006 was Ashleigh and her team-mates winning the World Amateur Golf Championships on home turf in Cape Town. In total, Ashleigh received seven invitations to play in Ladies European Tour events as an amateur, in addition to three World Cups. In 2005, she played in the Scandinavian TPC and the Wales Ladies Championship; in 2006 she played in the Scandinavian TPC, the Wales Ladies Championship and the Dubai Ladies Masters and in 2007 she played in the MFS Women’s Australian Open, where she was the leading amateur in 20th place, and in the ANZ Ladies Masters, Australia. On 12th March 2007 Ashleigh won the WPGA SA Open for the second time in three years as an amateur. She also finished as the leading points’ scorer on the WPGA Ladies’ Tour as a 17-year-old amateur. Ashleigh then won her third SA Amateur title becoming the only player in 101 years of the tournament to win it 3 times and win the double strokeplay and matchplay back-to-back. Her final appearance as an amateur was to represent South Africa in the 2007 Commonwealth Tournament, at her home club, the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC in May 2007. Turned professional in May 2007 with a handicap of +3.

PERSONAL

Blonde hair with brown eyes. Hobbies and interests include sport, trying to play the guitar, spending time with friends, watching movies and listening to music. Especially likes rock music. Twitter: @ash_simon

TOUR VICTORIES

(2): 2007 Catalonia Ladies Masters, 2011 Portugal Ladies Open.

 

TOUR RECORD

Year-earnings-ranking

2007                                       €31,150.33 63

2008                                       €30,485.76 69

2009                                       €6,982.08   116

2010                                       €103,759.10          14

2011                                       €98,472.94             15

2012                                       €70,020.38             38

2013                                      € 88,592.49 15


Ladies European Tour Career Highlights
SeasonTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
2005 Women's World Cup of Golf 12= 299 +7 0.00
2006 Women's World Cup of Golf 7= 292 +4 0.00
2007 Catalonia Ladies Masters 1 208 -8 58,500.00
2008 S4C Wales Ladies Championship 7= 212 -4 10,833.64
2008 SAS Ladies Masters 12= 210 -6 3,180.00
2008 Dubai Ladies Masters 7= 282 -6 11,580.00
2010 New Zealand Women's Open 13= 285 -3 3,000.00
2010 UniCredit Ladies German Open 3 280 -8 23,100.00
2010 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 4 283 -5 18,900.00
2010 ABN AMRO Ladies Open 3= 210 -6 15,500.00
2010 Portugal Ladies Open 11= 210 -6 3,460.00
2010 Open de France Feminin 12= 282 -6 3,975.00
2011 ANZ RACV Ladies Masters 13= 273 -15 6,145.83
2011 Lalla Meryem Cup 7= 290 +2 9,132.50
2011 Portugal Ladies Open 1 200 -16 30,000.00
2011 DeutscheBank Ladies Swiss Open 12= 209 -7 7,682.50
2011 Ladies Irish Open 6= 208 -8 10,592.00
2011 Ladies Scottish Open 5= 214 -2 7,282.00
2011 Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters 9= 209 -7 3,554.28
2011 Sanya Ladies Open 3= 208 -8 12,400.00
2011 Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open 13= 211 -5 4,488.00

Ladies European Tour 2010 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
25-02-10 New Zealand Women's Open 13= 285 -3 3,000.00
18-03-10 Lalla Meryem Cup 15= 215 -1 3,709.06
13-05-10 UniCredit Ladies German Open 3 280 -8 23,100.00
27-05-10 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 4 283 -5 18,900.00
04-06-10 ABN AMRO Ladies Open 3= 210 -6 15,500.00
25-06-10 Portugal Ladies Open 11= 210 -6 3,460.00
12-08-10 S4C Wales Championship 18= 294 +6 4,793.29
18-08-10 Ladies Scottish Open 14= 223 +7 2,935.00
09-09-10 Open de France Feminin 12= 282 -6 3,975.00
17-09-10 Open de Espana Femenino 17= 208 -5 4,641.00

Ladies European Tour 2011 Season
DateTournamentPos.ScoreParEuro
03-02-11 ISPS HANDA Australian Open 72= 150 +4 0.00
10-02-11 ANZ RACV Ladies Masters 13= 273 -15 6,145.83
31-03-11 Lalla Meryem Cup 7= 290 +2 9,132.50
05-05-11 Turkish Airlines Ladies Open 45= 306 +14 1,300.00
13-05-11 Portugal Ladies Open 1 200 -16 30,000.00
19-05-11 UniCredit Ladies German Open 54 286 -2 1,330.00
26-05-11 Allianz Ladies Slovak Open 63= 226 +10 927.50
03-06-11 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open 64= 152 +8 0.00
16-06-11 DeutscheBank Ladies Swiss Open 12= 209 -7 7,682.50
21-07-11 Evian Masters 74= 147 +3 0.00
28-07-11 Ricoh Women's British Open 76= 147 +3 0.00
05-08-11 Ladies Irish Open 6= 208 -8 10,592.00
18-08-11 Ladies Scottish Open 5= 214 -2 7,282.00
02-09-11 UNIQA Ladies Golf Open 40= 218 +2 1,333.33
09-09-11 Raiffeisenbank Prague Masters 9= 209 -7 3,554.28
15-09-11 Open de Espana Femenino 38= 295 +7 2,305.00
21-10-11 Sanya Ladies Open 3= 208 -8 12,400.00
28-10-11 Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open 13= 211 -5 4,488.00
09-12-11 Hero Women's Indian Open 69= 151 +7 0.00
14-12-11 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 68= 148 +4 0.00

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