Esther Henseleit an LET Rookie Up-and-Comer

golfer Esther Henseleit

Esther Henseleit, a young German golfer who reached 10th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings before turning pro, is now a winner as a pro.

Henseleit, age 20, won the Skafto Open 2019 on the Swedish Golf Tour, an event co-sanctioned by the LET Access Series. Henseleit has been playing on both the Ladies European Tour and the LETAS in 2019. And at the time of this writing, she has a large lead in the rankings for the LET Rookie of the Year Award.

Two weeks after she finished tied for the 30th at the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, Henseleit won by one stroke in Sweden. She opened with a 64 and closed with a 64, with a round of 68 in-between. That's some pretty great scoring! Her final score was 11-under 196 (it was a par-69 golf course).

On the big tour (the LET), Henseleit has eight Top 10 finishes in 10 starts and currently sits third on the money list. She is definitely a strong contender to make the European Solheim Cup team.

Her best LET finishes so far in 2019 include two runner-up showings, first at the Lalla Meryem Cup and then at the La Reserva de Sotogrande. She also has a pair of third-place finishes plus a fourth.