News on some past players

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy (Ireland)

  • Year/s played in DOY YCT: 2004 (runner-up)
  • GB&I Walker Cup player in 2007
  • World’s No.1 amateur player during 2007
  • 2007 Open Championship Silver Medal winner
  • Turned Pro September 2007
  • 2009 Dubai Desert Classic winner
  • 2011 Hong Kong Open winner
  • 2011 US Open Champion
  • 2012 PGA Champion
  • 2012 European Tour Golfer of the Year
  • 2012 PGA Tour Player of the Year
  • 2 x European Ryder Cup player
  • see PGA European Tour and PGA Tour for latest

Matteo Manassero (Italy)

  • Year played in DOY YCT: 2007
  • 2007 European Young Masters Champion
  • 2009 Amateur Champion (youngest ever)
  • Silver Medalist at The Open Championship 2009
  • Leading amateur in the The Masters 2010 (36=)
  • Turned Professional in May 2010
  • 2010 Castello Masters Champion (youngest ever European Tour winner at just 17 years 188 days )
  • Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year 2010
  • 2011 Malaysian Open Champion
  • 2012 Singapore Open Champion
  • 2013 BMW PGA Championship winner
  • see PGA European Tour for latest

Anna Nordqvist

Anna Nordqvist (Sweden)

  • Year/s played in DOY YCT: 2004 & 5 (leading girl)
  • Winner of 2007 Ping/ASU Invitational (USA)
  • 2006 & 2007 British Amateur runner-up
  • 2007 & 2008 NGCA First Team All-American and Academic All-American
  • 2008 British Amateur Champion
  • 2009 Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year
  • Turned Professional January 2009
  • LPGA Champion 2009 (one of few rookies & first DOY YCT player to win a Major)
  • 2009 LPA Rolex Tour Championship
  • 2010 European Nations Cup winner
  • see Ladies European Tour and US LPGA for latest

Carly Booth (Scotland)

  • Leading girl & 6th= of DOY YCT 2006
  • 2006 and 2008 Junior Ryder Cup player
  • 2008 Curtis Cup member (youngest ever)
  • Turned Pro 1st January 2010
  • 2012 LET’s Scottish Open winner
  • 2012 LET’s Swiss Open winner
  • No. 1 on LET order of merit as of July 2012
  • see Ladies European Tour for latest

Pablo Martin

Pablo Martin (Spain)

  • Year/s played in DOY YCT: 2003 (runner-up)
  • Winner of the 2007 Portuguese Open (first amateur to win European Tour event)
  • Turned Pro June 2007
  • 2009 and 2010 Alfred Dunhill Championship winner
    see PGA European Tour for latest

Melissa Reid (England)

  • Year played in DOY YCT: 2004
  • Leading Amateur in the 2007 Women’s British Open
  • Turned Professional December 2007
  • 2008 Rookie of the Year on Ladies European Tour
  • 2010 Turkish Ladies Open winner
  • 2010 LET Order of Merit - finished 3rd
  • 2011 Deloitte Dutch Ladies Open winner
  • 2011 Open de Espa�a Femenino winner
  • 2012 Prague Golf Masters winner
  • see Ladies European Tour for latest

Azahara Munzo

Azahara Muñoz (Spain)

  • Year played in DOY YCT: 2002 (6th & leading girl)
  • 2002 Spanish Amateur & 2004 Girls’ British Open Champions
  • Member of Junior Solheim Cup Team in 2002/3/5
  • 2008 runner-up of U.S. Amateur Championship
  • 2008 & 2009 Edith Cummings Munson Award winner
  • 2009 British Open Amateur Champion
  • Turned Pro September 2009
  • 2009 Ladies Madrid Open Champion
  • 2010 LPGA Tour’s Rookie of the Year
  • 2012 Sybase Match Play Championship winner
  • see Ladies European Tour and US LPGA for latest

Oliver Fisher

Oliver Fisher (England)

  • Year/s played in DOY YCT: 2005 (Winner)
  • Youngest ever Walker Cup player in 2005
  • Youngest player to win place on the European Tour
  • Turned Professional in November 2006
  • 2007 & 8 finished 109th & 51st on PGA European Tour Order of Merit
  • Runner up in 2008 Andalucia Open (lost play-off)
  • 6= in 2009 Welsh Open
  • 2011 Czech Open winner
    seePGA European Tour for latest

Rashid Khan (India)

Rashid Khan (India)

  • Played in DOY YCT 2007
  • 2009 Singapore Open Amateur winner
  • Member of APGC Team for Bonallack Trophy 2010
  • Member of Silver Medal winning team at the 16th Asian Games 2010
  • Top Ranked Amateur Golfer of India 2010
  • No. 1 Order of Merit of Indian Amateur Tour 2010
  • Turned Pro on December 2010
  • see Asian Tour for latest

Sam Hutsby (England)

  • Winner of DOY YCT 2006 (final round course record 65)
  • Winner of 2006 Spanish Amateur Championship
  • GB&I Walker Cup player in 2009
  • Turned Pro November 2009 (plus 4)
  • 2nd in the PGA European Tour Qualifying School
  • 8th= in Castello Masters 2009 (only 2nd appearance as Pro)
  • see PGA European Tour for latest