She is very calm, and I think that’s been a very positive influence on my golf and on my life in general.” Casey will commence his 2014 season at this week’s Volvo Champions event in Durban, South Africa.Casey was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, but moved with his family to Weybridge, Surrey at the age of six.In 2008, he married Jocelyn Hefner, a distant cousin of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.The couple lived a quiet life on a remote ranch in rural Arizona, where keen amateur horse woman Jocelyn competed in local equestrian events.Woodward went onto Tweeter to say: “I’ve some special news @Paul_Casey & I are engaged, we’re so happy & hope that you’ve also had a great start to 2014″.The pair first met at the 2011 Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix when Woodward was co-presenting the Formula One Chequered Flag Ball with Eddie Jordan.After attending Cleves School, Weybridge and then Hampton School, west London, he studied A levels at Strode's College, Egham, Surrey.He then took a golf scholarship at Arizona State University.
“Both Paul and I were going through divorce and when mine came through I waited to Paul’s came through, and asked him out,” said the 31-year old Woodward last year. No sooner after he captured the Irish Open last June and Casey singled out Woodward for special praise.But after she abandoned an interior design course in 2010, the couple agreed to divorce. In the US he was the first man to win three consecutive Pac-10 Championships (1998, 19).“Pollyanna’s fantastic and she understands me very well, and for those that have met her will understand the positiveness that she carries with her at all times.“It’s very infectious and it’s something that, and I’m not that way, and I need that, and it’s nice to have that around.Paul Casey has become the latest leading European golfer to become engaged with his TV presenter girlfriend Pollyanna Woodward breaking the news.
Casey’s engagement, and what will be a second marriage for both, comes less than a week after fellow European Rory Mc Ilroy and leading tennis girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki announced on New Year’s Day they were to be married.