German golfer who earned her first LPGA Tour victory at the 2011 Kia Classic, where she bested South Korea's Jiyai Shin by a single stroke. Her other accomplishments include coming in third at the 2012 U.S Open and winning the 2011 Solheim Cup representing Europe.
She joined the German national team at age 17 and won the German National Girls Championship the following year. She later played golf at the University of Florida for 3 years.
She was an NGCA Academic All-American each year from 2005 to 2008.
Her parents are Jan and Alexandra Gal.
She and Sweden's Anna Nordqvist were teammates at the 2011 European Solheim Cup.