Israeli Olympic profiles: Laetitia Beck

Taking it one hole at a time.

Laetitia Beck (photo credit: Courtesy)
Laetitia Beck
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Date of Birth: February 5, 1992 (age 24)
Event: Women’s Golf
Schedule in Rio: Stroke Play – August 17-20
Career highlight: Playing on the LPGA Tour for the past two years
Outlook for Rio: Golf will be played at the Olympics for the first time since the 1904 Summer Games and Beck qualified by reaching 41st place in the Olympic rankings, with the top 59 advancing. She has made the cut in only five of 16 tournaments this year, but showed her potential by finishing the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Alabama in May in 15th place.