A woman who has a nice golf swing is sexy. But a woman who has a good golf swing and good looks is obviously much sexier.
Like any sport, women’s golf is gifted with many good athletes. Like any sport, women’s golf has its share of hot athletes on the tour.
We’ve listed down the Top 10 hottest players on the LPGA Tour:
10. Natalie Gulbis
Natalie Gulbis became notorious for releasing a bikini clad calendar of herself, just before the 2004 Women’s Open. The United States Golf Association ( USGA ) deemed it inappropriate and banned it from being sold at the event. The result? The USGA was criticized for overreacting.
Gulbis is considered a sex symbol in the LPGA, not just because of that incident but because she is hot and she’s taken advantage of that. She also posed for the November 2004 issue of FHM and two year later, she began writing a monthly column for the magazine. Gulbis was a contestant in the second season of the Celebrity Apprentice and had her own reality show called The Natalie Gulbis Show at the Golf Channel. And yeah, who could forget her appearance at the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue wearing nothing but body paint.
But she’s got game too. One of the longest ladies on the tour in this list ( she’s been on the LPGA tour since 2002 ) , Gulbis won the 2007 Evian Masters. She also finished 5th in the 2005 Women’s PGA Championship, 4th in the 2005 Women’s U.S Open and 8th in the 2005 Women’s British Open.
If you haven’t seen her putting style, do yourself a favor and google it before you continue reading. Once you’ve seen it, you know why she’s on this list.
Michelle Wie is one of the most popular golfers in the world. That’s because she was a teen prodigy before she developed into one of the world’s top golfers ( she is currently 13th in the LPGA Rolex Rankings ). At the age of 10, she became the youngest ever to qualify for for a USGA Amateur Championship. As she’s grown older, she’s not just gotten better, she’s also become one of the hottest players in the LPGA tour. With broad shoulders and long legs, Wie is built like a supermodel.
She won her first and only major at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open. She also placed third in the Women’s British Open in 2017 and 2005, 2nd in the Women’s PGA Championship in 2005. Wie was the Laureus Newcomer of the Year winner in 2004. She also won the Rolex Annika Major Award in 2014.
When you speak Spanish and play golf, that’s hot. But that’s not just what made us include Beatriz Recari join our list. Because if you google her pictures, her gorgeous smile and sultry eyes melt you. And yes, we almost forgot to mention that she dated her caddie in 2008. Now that’s hot!
Recari started playing golf at the age of 11 and found early success. She won the 2004 Spanish Amateur Championship and the 2005 French Amateur Championship. Later, she joined the LPGA Tour in 2010 and has won thrice over there, claiming victories in the CVS/ Pharmacy LPGA Challenge in 2010, the 2013 KIA Classic and 2013 Marathon Classic.
Perhaps unknown to her fans ( and admirers ), she suffered from an eating disorder in her early years as a professional. In 2011, she donated her winnings from the 2011 RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Club to The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness. The organization then named her as ‘Ambassador’ two years later.
Pretty in Pink? Hot in pink is perhaps more appropriate for this beauty.
She’s known in the tour as the Pink Panther because she always wears pink. She also uses a pink golf bag and has even used pink golf balls. And yes, her drivers have Pink Panther headcovers for good measure.
Paula Creamer is perhaps the most successful LPGA golfer in our list. Her $11.9M career winnings at the end of the 2017 season put her at 10th in the LPGA’s all-time money list. Having been ranked as high as #2 in the tour, Creamer has won a total of 10 times in the LPGA tour, including 1 major - the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open.
In 2013, she announced her engagement to U.S Air Force veteran and United Airlines pilot Derek Heath. The were married a year later. But don’t be sad. In March 2018, Creamer told ‘Golfweek’ that she and Heath have parted ways and were ‘no longer together’.
6. So Yeon Ryu
So Yeon Ryu probably has the most sparkling eyes in the Tour. And yes, she was also the LPGA Player of the Year in 2017. Stunning good looks plus success always equals to hotness. We didn’t even mention her K-Pop appeal.
Currently ranked 5th in the Rolex Rankings, So Yeon Ryu is a 5 time LPGA winner with two major victories to her credit. So won the 2011 U.S. Women’s open and the 2017 ANA Inspiration. Aside from the LPGA wins, she also had 8 wins in the LPGA of South Korea where she began her career.
She was named LPGA Rookie of the Year in 2012 and was given the Rolex Annika Major Award in 2017.
5. Blair O’Neal
Technically, Blair O’Neal isn’t on the LPGA Tour. But she played on the LPGA Symetra Tour ( or then known as the LPGA Futures Tour ) which is still LPGA by any means. Well even if it isn’t, then what the heck? This babe can’t be excluded from this list.
Her junior golf career included a stint at the U.S. Junior Ryders Cup team, a selection to the AJGA Cannon Team and a runner-up finish at the Women’s Western Tournament. She went to college at Arizona State University on a full scholarship and was twice the women’s NCAA Long Drive champion.
As a pro, she played briefly in Asia before gaining popularity in the LPGA Symetra Tour. She did try out for the ‘real’ LPGA Tour in 2010, made the final stage but eventually missed the cut. Named one of the ‘50 hottest athletes’ by Sports Illustrated, this Blonde Bombshell is also a model.
4. Belen Mozo
Sergio Garcia’s remarkable performance at the 2017 Masters makes him the most popular Spanish golfer in the world. But Belen Mozo is the Spanish golfer that holds the key to the hearts of many golf fans.
This self-confessed gym rat posed nude on the ESPN’s body issue during her rookie season and that perhaps should have earned her Rookie of the Year honors. Well, she didn’t win the award but who cares really? Mozo won the British Women’s Amateur Golf Championship in 2006 and joined the LPGA tour in 2011.
She hasn’t won at the LPGA tour though with her best finish in an LPGA major championship a 29th place at the 2014 Women’s British Open. That same year, she was part of the Spanish team that won the International Cup.
3. Cheyenne Woods
Her striking good looks would’ve easily landed her in Hollywood but then she’s a talented golfer so she’s in the LPGA tour. An oh, if you’re asking how is she related to the most popular family name in golf, well her father Earl Dennison Woods Jr. is the half-brother of Tiger Woods. Golf must run through her veins.
Because she’s a Woods, she won 30 amateur tournaments while playing golf for the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons. She turned pro in 2012 and qualified for the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open. The following year, she joined the European Tour and finished the season 78th in the Order of Merit.
She finally hit the LPGA tour in 2015 and became the sixth African-American to make it to the LPGA tour. Woods placed 43rd in the 2016 Evian Championship and Women’s PGA Championship.
2. Sandra Gal
Given her trim waist, long legs and 6-0 frame, Sandra Gal easily turns heads in the LPGA tour. In fact, given her physical attributes, she probably would have easily made it in the modeling world. But sorry modeling agencies, she’s a golfer and she’s good at golf.
Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Sandra Gal joined the German National team at age 17 and won the German Girls National Championship at the age of 18. While competing for the German National Team, she studied at the University of Florida where she was named First Team All-American in 2007.
Gal joined the LPGA Tour in 2007 and has placed as high as #3 in the majors, finishing at that spot in the 2012 Women’s British Open. She also finished 12th in the Women’s PGA Championship in 2012 and 2015 while placing 14th in the 2017 Evian Championship. Gal’s only LPGA victory came in 2011 when she won the Kia Classic.
Whether she’s wearing her Puma gear or bikinis, Lexi Thompson is so hot. And yes, she’s also one of the best golfers in the world today.
She’s held several ‘youngest ever’ records on tour. At age 12,, she was the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open. She turned pro at the age of 15 and barely a year later, she became the youngest player to win an LPGA tournament. She also became the 2nd youngest winner of a Ladies European Tour event at age 16 years, 10 months and 8 days.
Thompson joined the LPGA tour in 2012 and has since won 9 tournaments including one major title. She won the 2014 ANA Inspiration. She also placed 2nd in the 2015 Evian Championship, 3rd in the 2015 Women’s PGA Championship, 7th in the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open and 8th in the 2016 British Women’s Championship.
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