LPGA Tour star Charlotte Thomas has announced her retirement from professional golf at the age of 30 to pursue other opportunities.
However, the Englishwoman has decided to look forward new opportunities away from the game and relocated to Australia where her family now live.
“After seven years of playing professional golf in the US, I have decided to retire from the game to explore new ventures and be closer to my family in Melbourne, Australia,” Thomas wrote in a LinkedIn post.
“I am really excited for this new journey and would love to connect with people in the region to explore how I might be able to add value in different areas of the business world.”
Charlotte Thomas Golf Career
Thomas was born in England and set out on path to professional golf after moving with his family to Singapore in her teens.
Thomas enjoyed a successful collegiate career, helping the University of Washington win the NCAA Division I National Championship for the first time in 2016.
Having turned pro in 2017 when joining the Epson Tour, Thomas earned her career best finish when second in the 2018 Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge.
In total, she recorded 10 top-20 finishes in 2018 to finish eighth in the money list and earn a her LPGA Tour card for 2019.
Her best LPGA result came in her rookie season in 2019 when second in the ISPS Handa Vic Open in her adopted home of Australia.
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