Former world no. 1 legendary English golfer, Lee Westwood is considered one of the greatest golfers in the world without a major championship victory. Westwood was the one who ended the sole reign of Tiger Woods becoming the world number one. Though the former world no. 1 golfer did not win any major tournaments, he is one of very few golfers who has won tournaments on five continents including the victories on the European Tour and the PGA Tour. He is also one of few golfers to have won tournaments in four decades, the 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, and the 2020s. The four-time European Tour Golfer of the Year was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours.
Everything To Know About Lee Westwood
The veteran English golfer has won 25 events on the European Tour and finished runner-up in three major championships. He won two events on PGA Tour: Freeport-McDermott Classic (1998) and St. Jude Classic (2010).
Westwood’s professional career has always hit the headlines since he made his debut in the 1990s. His personal life has also been making headlines for the ups and downs he faced in his relationship. Westwood who was married to Andrew Coltart’s sister, Laurae Coltart for 18 years divorced in 2017. They had separated in 2015. He shares two children with Coltart, Samuel Bevan and Poppy Grace. Westwood is currently dating his caddie, Helen Storey. Storey became Westwood’s caddie after Westwood parted ways with his 10-years long Caddie, Billy Foster. They have been dating since 2015.
Who is Lee Westwood’s girlfriend Helen Storey?
Lee Westwood’s girlfriend and caddie, Helen Storey was born in 1977. She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of October every year. She was born in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne in England. She has a sister named Andrea who is married to Graham Wylie.
Helen previously worked as a fitness consultant before she was hired to become her golfer boyfriend, Westwood’s caddie. Caddying for her golfer boyfriend is there, she has also continued her fitness routines. Her fitness skills and workouts can be seen on her Instagram. Not many details about Storey’s early life, career, profession are available at present. Our team is gathering more information on Storey. Any developments will be updated here.
More information can be gained from her Instagram @helenstorey_10.
When did they start dating?
Lee Westwood had separated from his wife of 16 years in 2015. The reason for their separation was reported that Westwood being accused of cheating on his wife. Following their split, Westwood was introduced to Storey by Graham Wylie who married Storey’s sister. They found a spark between them and eventually started dating. While in a relationship with Storey, Westwood divorce from Laurae was finalized in 2017.
Storey became his caddie in 2018. The two can be seen together on-and-off the golf course. Westwood won his first events in four years after he changed his caddie. He won the Nedbank Golf Challenge in November 2018. He had last won an event, the Malaysian Open in 2014.
They have an open relationship and frequently share about them on social media.
Westwood has not kept his relationship with Storey private from his wellwishers. They frequently take it to social media to showcase their love for each other. Their couple-pictures can be seen in both of their respective social media accounts. On Valentine’s Day, Lee shared their picture on social media. It wrote,
“Happy Valentine’s Day to @helenstorey_10 ❤️
Not sure how many other players on tour will be calling their caddie their Valentine😜”