Mickey Walker OBE

Between 1979 and 1984 Mickey won no less than six European titles, and in 1981 was appointed Chairman of the European Tour.

As European Solheim Team Captain from 1990 to 1996, Mickey led the team to victory in 1992. She went on to win the Golf Writer's Trophy in the same year.

Mickey Walker

Awarded the OBE for her services to golf in 1993, Mickey then became Coach to the Curtis Cup Team for 3 years in 1994, 1996 and 1998. and was elected Honorary Member of the PGA in 1996.

From 1986 until 2001 Mickey was Head Professional at The Warren Golf Club in Essex.

Mickey was the Consulting Editor of Lady Golfer magazine between 2002 and 2015.

Perhaps one of the roles that Mickey is best known for is as a golf commentator. Her career started with the BBC who she worked for intermittently between 1992 and 1997. Then shortly after Sky Sports began broadcasting in 1991 Mickey became a regular contributer to their weekly golf programme “Get Your Handicap Down” and worked predominantly on Sky’s coverage of women’s golf from 1993 until 2020. Nowadays Mickey can still be heard commentating on Ladies European Tour events and the Solheim Cup for UCOM a German company who have the contract to produce coverage of Ladies European golf.

As well as being awarded PGA Master Professional status in 2009 Mickey was further honoured by the PGA when she became the only women ever to be given lifetime membership!