Ashleigh Buhai

Ashleigh Ann Buhai was born May 11, 1989 and she is a South African professional golfer, who won the Women's Open 2022, one of the major championships in women's golf. Buhai had a successful amateur career.

She was the youngest player to win the South African Amateur Stroke Play and Match Play women's doubles. She represented her country in the mainly professional Women's Golf World Cup three times while she was still an amateur. Buhai turned pro the day after her 18th birthday.

She won the 2007 Catalonia Ladies Masters, which was her third event as a professional. She became the youngest professional winner of the Ladies European Tour (South Korea's Amy Yang won the 2006 ANZ Ladies Masters at a young age as an amateur). Ashleigh now plays under the name Ashleigh Buhai after marrying her husband, David, in December 2016. Buhai earned her LPGA Tour card for 2014 at the qualifying school.

On August 7, 2022, after the start of the 221 LPGA Tour, Buhai won her first major title by winning the AIG Women's Open in Muirfield, Scotland. She defeated Chun In-gee on the fourth hole of the sudden death playoffs after both players finished regulation play at -10.

In December 2022, Buhai won the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open by 1 stroke over Jiyai Shin.