Luiza Altmann

Ladies European Tour Rookie 2018

Symetra Tour Member since 2017

 
 
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Journey

Luiza Altmann started playing golf at the age of 9, when her father introduced her to the sport. Showing excellent performance and passion for the game she soon joined the Brazilian National Team at the age of 12. 

She became the Number 1 Ranked Brazilian Woman at the age of 15.

Luiza graduated early from High School and represented the University of Miami in the spring of 2016.

Her home course is Lake Nona Golf Club,in Orlando, Florida, where she practices with her coach, Sean Foley.

Luiza became a member of the Symetra Tour in 2017.

She also qualified for the Ladies European Tour in 2018.

She currently attends Pennsylvania, World Campus, where she studies Business online while being a Rookie on the Ladies European Tour.

 


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highlights

Number 1 Ranked Brazilian Woman at the age of 15.

2015 Pan American Games

2018 Best Olympic Athlete Award by Brazilian Olympic Committee- Golf.

Competed at the 2014-2016 World Amateur Championship.

Placed TOP 3 at the Florida Woman’s Open in August 2018.

Participated on Golf Channel Asia’s reality TV show, Cinderella Story, Season 2 of the KLPGA.



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Facts 

Age: 20

Height: 5'6''

Coach: Sean Foley

Languages: English - German - Portuguese - Spanish

Tour: Symetra Tour - Ladies European Tour

Professional Since: January 17th, 2018

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

Education:

University of Miami (Spring 2016)  

Pennsylvania, World Campus (Current) 

 

 


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Early life 

Luiza became a professional golfer in January 17th, 2018.

She has had Top finishes in major amateur events, which consist of:

 WINS

2015 Chilean Junior Championship 74-68-65

2015 Brazilian Junior Championship 74-73-73

2015 Brazilian Amateur Championship 69-71-72

2016 Brazilian Amateur Championship 73-71-70-76

 

TOP 5

2015 French International Championship 66-70-76-73

2016 South Atlantic Woman’s Championship (SALLY) 74-73-72-72

 

TOP 10

2015 German International Ladies Amateur 74-75-75-74

2015 Junior Orange Bowl 78-70-70-70

2015 South Atlantic Woman’s Championship (SALLY) 77-76-71-73

2016 South American Championship 70-73-71-75

 

TOP 15

2016 Hurricane Invitational 76-69-69