IMG Academy golf alumni Tanaporn "Mint" Kongkiatkrai and Margarita Ramos secured their 2013 Ladies European Tour cards at the Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Stage, held at the Amelkis Golf Club and Al Maaden Golf Resort in Marrakech, Morocco, Dec. 13-17. They were among 30 players to earn full playing rights for the 2013 Ladies European Tour, finishing 14th and 26th, respectively, in the final event to qualify.
Kongiatkrai came to IMG Academy from Thailand as a full-time student from 2008-10. During that time, she recorded five wins on the Future Collegiate World Tour (FCWT); named the 2009 FCWT Player of the Year; and earned a 2009 AJGA All-America honorable mention. She moved on to make her professional debut after graduation, winning the SAT-THAILPGA Championship in July 2010.
Ramos, a native of Mexico City, Mexico, trained at IMG Academy full-time from 2001-04. Collegiately, she played at the University of Arizona (2008-12), earning first team All-Pac 10 and second-team All-American honors in 2009-10, and second team All-Pac 10 in 2010-11.