Gwladys Nocera

Born May 22, 1975
Nationality France France

Gwladys Nocera, born on May 22, 1975 is a French golfer who plays on the Ladies European Tour. Nocera was born in Moulins, Allier and had a solid amateur career before turning pro at the age of 27. During her amateur days she was the 2002 French International Champion as well as the German International Champion. She was also the youngest captain to lead the team to victory at the 2000 Espiritu Santo Trophy World Amateur Golf Team Championship as well as a playing member for the French Espiritu Santo World Amateur Golf Team Championships in 2002. Nocera was also a member of the European and World Championship French team in 1999 and 2000.

Her finish at 9th at the LET Q-School earned her a spot at the LET for the following season. She made her Solheim Cup debut in 2005 after beating Christie Kerr, as well as made a total of seven top 10 finishes before the year was over. By 2006 she was representing France at the Women’s World Cup of Golf with Karine Icher and won her first LET victories at the Ladies Swiss Open, the BMW Ladies Italian Open and the Catalonia Ladies Masters. She also placed second on the New Star Money list after Laura Davies and was voted Players’ Player of the Year by her peers at the Ladies European Tour. All in all, Nocera recorded eleven top 10 finishes in 2006.

In 2007, Nocera bagged two titles at the Ladies European Open tour, the KLM Ladies Open and the EMAAR-MGF Ladies Masters. A year later in 2008, she added the ABN AMRO Open and AMR AMRO Ladies Open titles to her list of victories.

Nocera currently resides in Biarritz, France.

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