Hot Start to Pro Career for Greta Voelker

Greta Isabella Voelker is having a very good start to her career as a professional golfer in 2019. After winning on an American mini-tour in February, she claimed a win on the LET Access Series in May.

Voelker won the LETAS Neuchatel Ladies Championship 2019, which concluded on May 17 at the Neuchatel Golf & Country Club in Saint Blaise, Switzerland.

Voelker took the lead after a 67 in the second round that turned out to be the lowest score of the tournament on the difficult course. (It was 10 strokes lower than her first-round score.) With a 72 in the final round, she finished at 3-over 216.

But so did Annelie Sjoholm, so they went to a sudden-death playoff. And Greta won it on the first playoff hole.

Back in February, Voelker won the Zellwood Station Tournament at 12-under par, an event on the NWGA mini-tour in the States.

Greta is from Germany and has played a couple previous LETAS stops as an amateur. That includes a 16th-place finish in 2015, when she was 18, at the Hamburg Open.

She trained in the U.S. at the Annika Academy and played college golf for the University of Texas. While with the Longhorns, Voelker was named Big 12 Freshman of the Year in 2017 and was an all-conference selection. She also won the 2018 Dutch Ladies Amateur Championship while still in school.