With two major championships – the 2009 Kraft Nabisco Championship & the 2015 ANA Inspiration under its belt – Brittany Lincicome has earned a place on the list of the longest drivers in the history of women golfers. Immediately after joining the LPGA Tour in 2005, she led the organization in driving distance with an average of 270.3 yards or 247.2 m, which she increased to an impressive 278.6 yards or 254.8 m in 2006, finishing second among all LPGA players.
Because of her stunning length from the tee, the American professional golfer was nicknamed “Bam-Bam”. She currently plays in the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA Tour).
Brittany Lincicome Biography
On September 19, 1985, the golf champion was christened Brittany Grace Lincicome at his birth in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Her nationality is American, while her ethnic background is North American. The only detail available about her family is that her parents are Angie Lincicome (mother) and Tom Lincicome (father). It is not known whether she has any siblings, and details of her educational background are not available at this time, although it is speculated that she was home-schooled.
Amateur Golfing Days
As an amateur in the game, Brittany Lincicome participated in more than 100 amateur events and recorded several victories and milestones. First, she won the American Junior Golf Association Chateau Elan for two years – in 2001 and 2003. She also won the Avilla Junior Classic in 2003 and won the Harder Hall Invitational in 2004.
There is no doubt that her formative years have been rewarded with successes. The golfer took part in the U.S. Women’s Open and State Farm Classic on the LPGA Tour, both in 2004 when she was a rookie. In the same year, she turned pro.
As a Professional Golfer
The golfer secured her tour ticket for the 2005 season after finishing 20th in the LPGA Final Qualifier Tournament at the end of 2004. She was 19 years old at the time. Her first professional win came in 2006 during the HSBC Women’s World Match Play Championship. At that event, she defeated Michelle Wie in the quarter-finals, Lorena Ochoa in the semi-finals and Juli Inkster in the final to claim the title. Brittany has not yet rested on her oars and won her second Ginn Open victory the following year. In the final, which took place in April 2007, she once again beat Ochoa to win on the 72nd day of the Ginn Open. In the same year, Brittany Lincicome made her debut in the US Solheim Cup and lost to Laura Davies in the singles.
In 2009, Lincicome returned to her winning streak and took the title at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, an LPGA major. However, she lost a play-off in the LPGA Championship in 2014 with sudden death. She lost the feat to Inbee Park.
Back on her feet again, Brittany Lincicome got away with a second major championship in April 2015. The win came at the ANA Inspiration, where she won the Major for the second time. She won her first title in 2009, winning in a sudden-death playoff with Stacy Lewis with a par on the third extra hole.
Is Brittany Lincicome Married? Her Husband
The Florida-born golfer happily lives her life as a married woman. Most of the time she seems to have given her career all the attention it can offer. However, there have been rumors that she is engaged to be married to her boyfriend, whose name we have collected as Dewald Gouws. The rumors turned out to be true when the two entered into the bond of marriage in 2015. There are no details as to exactly when and where the wedding ceremony took place.
Her husband identifies himself as a musical artist. The couple lives happily ever after, and there is no indication that they have any problems.
Weight And Height
At 5 feet 8 inches – 1.78 m, Brittany has a height that could stand out among her fellow women. She has a bodyweight of 69kg which compliments her height. She also flaunts her natural blonde hair and beautiful blue eyes which makes her smiles more captivating. Other body measurements for the golfer include 36-29-38 inches. Additionally, she wears a bra size of 34B, a dress size of 10 US and her shoe size is 8.5US.