Morgan Court

Morgan Lavell (née Court born 18 February 1985) is a Canadian curler from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Morgan Lavell
 
Born
Morgan Court

(1985-02-18) February 18, 1985
Team
SkipKaitlyn Jones
ThirdAllison Flaxey
SecondClancy Grandy
LeadMorgan Lavell
Career
Member Association Ontario
Hearts appearances1 (2014)
Grand Slam victories1: 2016 Masters

Curling career

Lavell began playing on the Women's World Curling Tour at the 2007 Southwestern Ontario Women's Charity Cashspiel. During her time on the WCT, she has won at the 2013 StuSells Toronto Tankard, the 2015 KW Fall Classic and the 2017 City of Perth Ladies International.[1] In major events, Lavell made her first Grand Slam of Curling appearance at the 2012 The Masters Grand Slam of Curling where her team placed in 11th place. After not competing in any Grand Slam events in 2015, Court won her first Grand Slam title at the 2016 The Masters Grand Slam of Curling and lost the semi-final at the 2016 GSOC Tour Challenge.[2]

Between 2017 and 2018, Lavell and her team had quarterfinal finishes at the Canadian Open in 2017 and 2018 and at the 2018 National.[3] Apart from the Grand Slam tournaments, she has competed at the 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts and the 2017 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials.[4][5]

Golf career

Outside of curling, Lavell started her golf career as an intern at the 2009 Canadian Women's Open. The following year, she joined the Professional Golfers' Association of Canada as the administrator of education in 2010.[6] She was promoted to managing director in 2013 and resigned from her executive position in 2016.[7]

Personal life

During her childhood, Lavell began playing curling when she was nine years old and added golf as a young adult.[8] For her post-secondary education, Lavell went to the University of Guelph for a Bachelor of Arts in human sciences and a sports marketing postgraduate certificate from George Brown College.[9]

References

  1. "CCT City of Perth Ladies International". World Curling Tour. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
  2. "Masters: History". Grand Slam of Curling. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  3. "Morgan Lavell: Events". Curling Zone. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  4. "Scotties All-Stars, Sportsmanship and Builder Award winners announced". Curling Canada. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
  5. "Jones, Homan skips to beat, but beware Carey, Sweeting, Englot". Calgary Herald. December 1, 2017. p. D3.
  6. "Canadian PGA Names Morgan Court as Education Administrator". PGA of Canada. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  7. "Morgan Court Steps Away". PGA of Canada. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  8. "Golf and curling – a family affair". Golf Canada. February 2, 2016.
  9. "CPGA Goes To Court On Education". Golf News Now. 2 June 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
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