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  Inspired by a magical chip-in on the 16th hole, Indian rookie Diksha Dagar claimed victory in the Investec South African Women’s Open, celebrating a maiden Ladies European Tour win in just her fourth professional start at Westlake Golf Club on Saturday. The 19-year-old left-hander from New Delhi tapped in for par at the final hole for a three-under-par 69 to edge out former three-time champion Lee-Anne Pace by a stroke. Fellow Ladies European Tour (LET) rookie Esther ...

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  In a field that included US Amateur finalist Albane Valenzuela and a number of past US Curtis Cup players, Olivia Mehaffey (RCDL) finished best of the bunch at the Bruin Wave Invitational played at San Luis Obispo Country Club yesterday. The Arizona State University (ASU) Junior had a mediocre start, a first round 76, but rallied to finish with rounds of 71 and 73 to secure a one shot victory over Petra Salko of Oregon. In February ...

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Canberra, Australia – March 3, 2019: Anne Van Dam from The Netherlands has surged home on the final nine to win the Canberra Women’s Classic at Royal Canberra Golf Club by three strokes: her third Ladies European Tour title inside six months and her fourth overall. Van Dam began the day as joint leader on 11 under and duelled with defending champion Jiyai Shin (Korea Republic) through the back nine before picking up four shots in ...

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    Coffs Harbour, NSW – February 24, 2019: Marianne Skarpnord ended a six year drought to claim her fourth title on the Ladies European Tour after a closely fought battle for the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic – Bonville. Skarpnord fired a final round of 69 to earn a two stroke victory on eight-under-par ahead of Australian Hannah Green and Nuria Iturrios of Spain after four rounds at Bonville Golf Resort. “I’m delighted. I’m very, very happy ...

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14 February 2019; Madrid, Spain: The Ladies European Tour continues to expand its European footprint with the addition of a third tournament in Spain this year. The ‘La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational’ will be played at La Reserva Club, Sotogrande, in San Roque, Cadiz, on 16 to 19 May, 2019. The full-field event will play a key part in the race for European Solheim Cup Team qualification and will mark the first of three visits to Spain ...

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Shane Lowry kicked off 2019 with a wonderful wire-to-wire victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA after coming out on top in a thrilling final-round battle with Richard Sterne. The Irishman closed his final-round 71 with a crucial birdie to win by a single shot and secure his fourth European Tour title – but he did not have it all his own way on Saturday. Lowry entered the day with a commanding three-shot lead ...

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After landmark votes at separate meetings the I.L.G.U and the G.U.I. have formally approved the establishment of Golf Ireland.   The Irish Ladies Golf Union approved a special resolution at their AGM, while simultaneously the Golfing Union of Ireland passed a motion at a Special General Meeting.  In the case of the GUI, for the first time in its history postal voting was permitted, and 292 of the Union’s 395 clubs availed of this facility.  A further 34 ...

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  The Ladies European Tour and LET Access Series jointly announce today a new event set to debut on their 2019 schedules. The Tipsport Czech Ladies Open will be played at Golf Resort Karlštejn on 23-25 August and will become the second dual-ranking event between the LET and LETAS, following the Jabra Ladies Open. “We are delighted to add a second dual-ranking event with LETAS onto the LET schedule, this time in the Czech Republic. In the ...

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12/01/2019. Ladies European Tour 2019. Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE. 10-12 January 2019. Charley Hull of England with her trophy. Credit: Tristan Jones   12 January 2019; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: England’s Charley Hull made the best possible start to 2019 when she claimed a wire-to-wire victory in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open to earn her second Ladies European Tour trophy. Hull fired rounds of 67, 72 and 69 ...

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  Olivia Mehaffey courtesy of R&A The biennial encounter will be played at Royal St Georges in Kent from 28-29 June and GB&I will be aiming to win the match for the first time since 2005 when they defeated the Continent of Europe 13-11 at Golf de Chantilly. Elaine Ratcliffe, who will lead the team for the first time as captain of GB&I, said, “We have selected a talented group of players and they all now have a ...

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