Posted on January 30, 2023 in News, players.
Europe Amundi Team 2 unveiled
Amundi continues its commitment to women's golf and presents its second class of players as part of the " Amundi Women Talent Program ". This program aims to support young female golfers financially, but also to develop their career through visibility and numerous sporting opportunities.
This new team will consist of Sará Kousková (Czech Republic) and Chiara Noja (Germany), both winners of the Amundi Czech Ladies Challenge (respectively from the 2021 and 2022 edition), Charlotte Liautier (France), Kim Metraux (Switzerland) and Morgane Metraux (Switzerland). Sará Kousková is also champion of the LETAS (LET Access Series, which corresponds to the second European division) for the 2022 season.
The second promotion of Europe Amundi Team takes over from the first team launched in 2021, which allowed Amundi to offer its support to five young golfers for a period of two years and thus help them emerge on the scene. international golf: Camille Chevalier (France), Lucrezia Colombotto Rosso (Italy), Karolin Lampert (Germany), Lucie Malchirand (France) and Luna Sobron Galmes (Spain). Two new teams were launched in 2022, the US Amundi Team and the Asian Amundi Team, reflecting Amundi's desire to deploy its commitment to women's golf and equal opportunity worldwide, in conjunction with the international scope of the group.
Present in golf since 2011, Amundi has taken a new step in 2021 by becoming the title partner for the next five years of the only women's golf major in continental Europe. The Amundi Evian Championship ". On this occasion, Amundi made a lasting commitment to women's sport by creating the Amundi Women Talent Program: this program is at the heart of its commitment to promoting equal opportunities through its support for women's golf.
Presentation of Europe Amundi Team 2
Sara started her professional golf career on the Ladies European Tour Access Series, where she placed first in the standings. This earned her her Ladies European Tour card for the 2023 season. She earned her first professional victory at the Santander Golf Tour Malaga, two more LETAS wins and a second place at the Amundi Czech Ladies Challenge in 2022. Sara was born in Karlovy Vary and played golf at Prague City Golf Club. She pursued a college golf career at the University of Texas.
Turning professional in 2021, Charlotte is currently 81st in the Race to Costa Del Sol standings. During her amateur career, she recorded three international titles: the Swiss International 2016, the French International 2020 and the Italian International 2021. In October 2021, she won her first professional victory at the Santander Golf Tour Barcelona as a what an amateur. Since the start of her career on the LET in 2022, she has had two Top 10s and a second place at the Aramco Team Series Bangkok. Charlotte is originally from Reunion Island but grew up in
Paris, where she took up golf at the age of 12 in her native club of St-Nom-La-Bretèche.
Kim has been playing on the Ladies European Tour since 2018. As an amateur, Kim had a successful college career playing for Florida State University. In 2020, Kim participated in the Tokyo Olympics. In her four years on the Ladies European Tour, Kim has finished in the Top 6 10 times and is currently ranked 38th in the Race to Costa Del Sol standings.
Kim was born and raised in Cully, Switzerland. She was educated at Florida State University.
Obtaining her LPGA Tour Card in 2022, Morgane has had results on both the LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour this year. With her dual membership, she won on the LET at the Ladies Italian Open and finished second at the end of the season at the Andalucia Open de Espana. Morgane will continue to evolve on the LPGA Tour in 2023 with her 85th place in the CME ranking. Morgane was born and raised in Cully, Switzerland. Following in her sister's footsteps, she played college golf at Florida State University where she finished 20th in the 2016 NCAA Golf National Championships.
Chiara received her card on the Ladies European Tour at just 16 years old. In 2022, she was ranked 2nd in the Ladies European Tour Access Series. Chiara took her first Ladies European Tour victory at round five of the Aramco Series in Jeddah.
Chiara is originally from Berlin, Germany, she moved to England when she was 7 years old. She currently resides and trains in Dubai.
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