The most beautiful women in golf
As golf continues to grow in popularity this year, so do the number of famous women enjoying the sport. To wrap up 2016, let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful women in golf—both professional and amateur. This list includes golf champions as well as celebrity aficionados that are often seen on the green.
Paula Creamer is a 30-year-old professional golfer on the LGPA Tour. She’s won 12 tournaments and was ranked number two in the Women’s World Golf rankings. Paula was the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open champion.
Holly Sonders is a 29-year-old reporter and TV host for FOX Sports and NFL sideline reporter. Her reporting covered the U.S. Open in 2015. She was formerly a TV analyst for Golf Channel. Sonders has appeared in GOLF.com’s Most Beautiful Women in Golf three times.
Kelly Rohrbach is a 26-year-old American model and actress. She played golf at Greenwich Academy then earned a scholarship to play at Georgetown University. Kelly was also the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2015 Rookie of the Year.
Lexi Thompson is a 21-year-old professional golfer on the LGPA Tour. She was the youngest golfer ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open at age 12, and she went pro at age 15. She even set a record for the youngest-ever winner of an LGPA tournament.
Paige Spiranac is a 23-year-old golfer whose fame has grown in recent years via her strong presence on Instagram. In 2016 she’s ascended to Golf Digest’s social media correspondent and recently she won her first tour, proving her fame has moved beyond the internet.
Ellie Day is the 31-year-old wife of famed golfer Jason Day. The couple meet randomly then started dating five years later after a chance encounter. They now have two children and are very supportive of Jason’s life on the course.
Paulina Gretzky is the 28-year-old wife of golfer Dustin Johnson. She is an American model and pop singer. Paulina is the eldest child of Canadian-American hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky. With a family of sports professionals, Paulina is likely to have a great game on the green.
Tea Leoni is an American actress and producer who has starred in many films and television shows. She is most recently returned to television with the leading role in the CBS political drama series, Madam Secretary. An avid golfer, she can frequently be found playing the game.
Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress married to actor Michael Douglas. Zeta-Jones has received an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and in 2010 she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her film and humanitarian endeavours. Between acting and making the world a better place, she enjoys spending time on the course.
Cameron Diaz is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model best known for her role in the film There’s Something about Mary. In 2015, the U.S. Diaz was the second highest-grossing U.S. domestic box office actress. A preferred pastime of hers is playing nine holes and working on her swing.
Jessica Alba is an American actress, model and businesswoman, known for her role in the television series Dark Angel. In 2012, Alba co-founded The Honest Company, a consumer goods company that sells non-toxic household products. She’s been seen frequenting the golf course between her many successful business ventures.
Actresses from the past
Rita Hayworth (1918-’87) was a cherished American actress. Throughout her movie career, she frequented the courses and driving ranges of Los Angeles.
Katherine Hepburn (1907-’03) was a four-time Oscar winning American actress and avid golf player. She took daily golf lessons at her childhood home in Connecticut. Just before the infamous hurricane arrived that would destroy the family home, she made an ace on the old ninth hole for a score of 31.