Kiran Matharu started golf at the age of 11 and displayed early signs of talent and a natural flair for golf. Within 6 months she captained her county team Yorkshire and won her match. By the time she turned thirteen she represented England and continued to do so up to the age of seventeen.
Her father saw a champion being born and put all his effort behind his daughter to get her into the right programme and develop Kiran’s golfing skills. In the same time she claimed the Nick Faldo Series Championship twice and was selected to be a part of Team Faldo with team mate Rory Mcllroy from the age of 14 onwards. They went on to play for Great Britian & Ireland against the USA and she won the English Amateur at the age of seventeen (youngest player to ever win).
By seventeen she had already attained her Ladies European Tour Card and finished 2nd at Tour School. She went on in her first year on Tour to finish 37th on the Money List. Other highlights in her young career during the age of 18 – 21 years are as follows:
- Won the Volvo Cross Country Challenge on the Ladies European Tour at 18 years old. (her prize for this included a brand new Volvo).
- Became an ambassador for the Princes Trust at 18 years old.
- 2nd, 4th, 10th on the Ladies European Tour at 18 years old.
- 10th in the Hero Women’s Indian Open on the Ladies European Tour.
- 2nd in Morocco at 21 years old.
Kiran Matharu won two events on the Hero Women’s Pro Tour India. One of those she finished -17 in 3 rounds, which is the lowest score in the history of Indian Women’s Golf.
During the next few years she would have several top 10 finishes, two 2nd place finishes and a 3rd place finish on the Ladies European Access Tour.
UniMedia Pro in association with Sun International are excited with the inclusion of Kiran Matharu of England in the PinkStig Invitational and will certainly catch the eyes of the players and spectators who will be attending.