Hobbies include reading and all water sports. Influenced by mother and father, Val Holland, Holley Hair, and Brad Whalen. Attended University of Tulsa and has a degree in Psychology.
LPGA Tour Victories (1 win)
2017 in a Nutshell
- 22 events, 14 cuts made, $163,831 (83)
- Recorded a season-best T13 result at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give
- 26 events, 21 cuts made, $523,939 (35)
- Competed in 26 tournaments postind three top-10 finishes with a season-best runner-up finish at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic presented by CTBC
- Crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings after her second place finish at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic presented by CTBC
- 24 events, 19 cuts made, $367,231 (46)
- Carded a career-low 65 in the third round of the Evian Championship where she finished T6
- Became a Rolex First-Time Winner and second South African to win on the LPGA at the 2014 Blue Bay LPGA
- Won her ninth title on the Ladies European Tour (LET)
- Won another 3 titles on the LET in 2013 – Turkish Ladies Open, Spanish Open and Sanya Ladies Open. She was the only player to win three times on the LET in 2013.
- Voted as 2013 Players’ Player of the Year on the LET, finished 2nd on the ISPS Handa Order of Merit behind Suzann Pettersen.
- Has won over Euro 1,000,000 on the LET.
- Lee-anne became the first female golfer to win outright the prestigious Golfer of the Year in her home country of South Africa in 2013.
- She has also been voted the WPGA (female) Golfer of the Year for four straight years (2009-2013).
- Won 5 titles in 2010.
- In 2010 she topped the Henderson Money List and in doing so she became the first ever South African in LET history to do so.
- Voted as the 2010 Players’ Player of the Year on the LET, receiving an overwhelming majority with 92 per cent of the vote.