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Kimberley Crooks

  1. 1. Kimberley CrooksLifes to short to worry about impossibilities so reach for the sky touch your star and live your dream.
  2. 2. Personal Profile DOB: 08/12/1990 Nationality: English Hometown: Easington, N.Yorkshire Turned Pro: January 2010Kimberley is an approachable individual with a determined approach to her career. Shehas a keen and enthusiast approach to many sports including badminton and tennismaintaining a competitive attitude. Although she enjoy taking part in other activities mymain focus is golf. She has been competing at high standards of golf for a number ofyears and continuously striving for greater challenges. She began my career in golf bycompeting in, and winning the English Girls Flight 2 championship. From there she hasrepresented her club and county on many occasions, eventually leading the junior sec-tion of Saltburn Golf Club and a team of Yorkshire junior girls in county events. This notonly demonstrates an ability to work well as part of a team but also the ability to lead.Outside of golf Kimberley loves fashion, shopping, being pampered, the gym, socialisingand spending time with her family, friends and boyfriend.2
  3. 3. Golfing CareerKimberley Crooks started playing golf at the age of 10 and turned professional in January2010, she has been influenced by her family and Yorkshire team mates. Whilst playing forYorkshire Kimberley enjoyed the success of been part of the winning county teams threeyears in a row.Other Amateur achievements include: 2005 - Qualified for the Faldo Series (23 places given thoughout the UK) 2006 – 77th (out of 96) position in the Ladies British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship 2007 – 89th (out of 404) on the Order of Merit EWGA 2008 – 70th (out of 433) on the Order of Merit EWGA 2008 - Second place in the Team Scratch Shield at the Northern Ladies Close 2009 – 35th (out of 443) on the Order of Merit EWGA 2009 – Northern Regional Championship winner of the Scratch Shield and Handicap Cup 2009 - Northern Regional Championship winner of the Slazenger Trophy for best 36 hole nett score 2009 – Reached the Quarter-finals of English Mid-Amateur ChampionshipKimberley currently plays on the LET and LET Access Series with a category 11a playingcard. This is an improvement on the 2010 season, which she played with an 11b card. Per-sonal highlights from the 2010 season include winning a leading lady prize at the XL Tec tourEvent in Dalmahoy, as well as making the cut at several of the LET Access Series.3
  4. 4. Looking to the FutureThis year Kimberley is looking to improve her tour card and play in as many LET events aspossible. She is currently the face of Divot Diva, a golf accessory company from North York-shire. They are providing her with equipment for this tour season, to give her a bit of extrasparkle on the course! Golf Sox and Dreamliner Golf UK are also providing Kimberley withequipment for this year.Kimberley also runs the women’s section of The Golf Father website, to help and try and pro-mote amateur and professional women’s golf. The majority of the website is done withinKimberley’s spare time, but she is very dedicated to improving the profile of women’s sports.4
  5. 5. Praise for Kimberley‘16-year-old Kim Crooks of Yorkshire,who has made her debut in first team golfthis season. She came back from onedown after 16 holes to snatch the crucialhalf which ensured her team’s victory’ -EWGA‘Rising Tees Valley golfer KimberleyCrooks is going from strength to strengthafter enjoying a super 2008 season’‘Our very own “Lady Golf Father” as shehas now become known , real name Kim-berley Crooks, dedicates much of her timeto the golf father to make sure you thepublic have a superior source for every-thing you need regarding women’s golf’ -The Golf FatherContact 078054141015