Anja Monke

Anja Monke

Monke at the 2009 LPGA Championship
Personal information
Full name Anja Monke
Born (1977-05-28) 28 May 1977
Herford, West Germany
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality  Germany
Residence Hanover, Germany
Turned professional 2003
Current tour(s) Ladies European Tour (joined 2004)
LPGA Tour (joined 2008)
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
Ladies European Tour 3
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration DNP
Women's PGA C'ship CUT: 2009
U.S. Women's Open CUT: 2009
Women's British Open T28: 2005
Achievements and awards
German Ladies Amateur
Golfer of the Year

Anja Monke (born 28 May 1977 in Herford) is a German professional golfer. She has played on the Ladies European Tour since 2004.

In 2003, Monke won the International Amateur Championships of Switzerland and Italy, and was voted German Ladies Amateur Golfer of the Year. In Autumn, with a handicap of +3, she turned professional.[1]

Monke played for Germany with Miriam Nagl in 2006 and with Denise Simon in 2007 in the Women's World Cup of Golf in South Africa.[2][3][4]

In September 2008, she won her first professional tournament, the Vediorbis Open de France Dames.[5] She then qualified for the LPGA Tour. In December 2008, she won the Dubai Ladies Masters.[6]

Professional wins

Ladies European Tour (3)

Team appearances



  1. "Anja Monke". Spieler der Woche. deutsche golf online. 2008-12-10. Archived from the original on 12 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  2. "Porträt". Miriam Nagl. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  3. "Golf – International: Skiunfall zwingt Golferin Nagl zu Zwangspause". Focus Online - Sport. Focus AG. 2007-01-09. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  4. "Resultados 2007 Women's World Cup of Golf". Portugal Golf. 2007-07-13. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  5. "Quick comments from the Vediorbis Open de France Dames champion, Anja Monke". Interviews. Ladies European Tour. 2008-09-28. Retrieved 2008-12-19.
  6. "Anja Monke, the 2008 Dubai Ladies Masters champion, talks to the media". Interviews. Ladies European Tour. 2008-12-14. Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-19.

External links

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/14/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.