Turkish Airlines Ladies Open Champion 2010
Melissa has made a great start to 2015 currently lying 4th on the money list. Mel came close to winning in Morocco where she finished tied 2nd with Nicole Garcia just 2 shots behind winner Gwladys Nocera.
She will arriving in Turkey with a renewed confidence looking for victory.
Melissa kick started her winning spree on the European Tour with her victory at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open in 2010.
In 2011 Melissa made a brave attempt to retain her Turkish title but just missed out on a podium place finishing 4th behind Christel Boeljon. Melissa followed up her success in Turkey with victories at The Dutch Ladies Open, the Spanish Open as well as 2nd at the Australian Open and three 3rd places. Melissa finished second on the money list that year.
In 2011 Melissa made her first appearance for Europe at the Solheim Cup.
In 2012 she posted another victory at
the Raiffensen Bank Prague Open.
Off the course Melissa is a big
football fan supporting Derby County and loves to snowboard.