Our Charley is aiming to be a golden girl

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She’s going for the ultimate prize in Rio.

Charley Hull is one of the best female golfers in the world and is currently lying in bronze medal position at the Olympics.

But Charley has never forgotten her humble Burton Latimer roots.

The talented sportswoman has been a regular fixture in the Northants Telegraph since she first picked up a club and shocked her dad with her natural talent.

She was first introduced to golf aged two, and began playing with her father at Kettering Golf Club. She left school aged 13 to be home schooled, and started playing in amateur tournaments.

She began to hit the headlines after she started beating adults aged just 9.

The youngster was tipped by us nearly a decade ago to be the world’s next number one after we watched her gobamsacking golf skills in the back garden of her Burton Latimer home.

We’ve covered her exploits through the years as she’s progressed from the world’s best 10-year-old golfer to a regular on the pro-circuit and one of the best in her field aged just 20.

She turned professional three years ago and regularly finishes in the top 10 on the Ladies European Tour.

She now splits her time between the UK and Florida.

Don’t miss Charlie as she tees off again at 3.09pm today.