Golfer signs as Tour Professional on 18th birthday

Golfer Charley Hull has signed as a Touring Professional at Woburn Golf Club near Milton Keynes. It's also her 18th birthday.

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ITV News Anglia has followed Northamptonshire golfer Charley Hull's career since she first stepped onto the green aged just nine years old.

Since then, she's risen to stardom winning her first Ladies European Tour title on Sunday.

Today, on her 18th birthday, she signed as a Touring Professional with Woburn Golf Club. Charley's in good company there with Ian Poulter, who's been a pro at Woburn for nine years.

Click below for Olivia Paterson's report.

Golfer Charley Hull signs pro deal on 18th birthday

It has been quite a week for the Northamptonshire golfer Charley Hull.

On Sunday she won her first ever tournament on the Ladies European Tour and now she has signed a contract as a Touring Professional at Woburn Golf Club near Milton Keynes.

And if that wasn't enough, today's her 18th birthday.

Charley said: "I've always dreamed of it for a long time, you know five second place finishes in my first five events last year, it was like I don't want to be the girl who finishes second.

"So then I got the win out of the way and now hopefully there are many more to come".

Click below to hear a clip from Charley.

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