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South African Women’s Open – Alice Hewson savours her maiden LET victory

ALICE Hewson kicked off her professional career with the best possible start by winning the Investec South African Women’s Open on her first start. The 22-year-old rookie member of the Ladies European Tour came from three shots behind overnight leader Olivia Cowan to win by a shot, at Cape Town’s Westlake Golf Club. Hewson, a […]

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Gemma Dryburgh and Michele Thomson lead New South Wales Open on LET

ABEREEN’S Gemma Dryburgh and Michele Thomson share a one-shot lead after a pair of five-under-par 67s in the first round of the Women’s New South Wales Open. Thomson set the mark with six birdies – including five on the front nine – before finishing with a bogey on the short 18th hole at Dubbo Golf […]

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Meghan MacLaren aiming for LET hat-trick in New South Wales Open at Dubbo

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to join some exclusive company in the Women’s NSW Open at Dubbo Golf Club. In her lifetime, only three players have won the same Ladies European Tour event three times in a row.   Karrie Webb did it at the ANZ Ladies Masters. Annika Sorenstam did it in the Swedish Open […]

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Gemma Dryburgh within one of leader Lauren Stephenson in Australian Ladies Classic

AMERICAN Lauren Stephenson carded a six-under 66 to lead after the first round of the Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic, at Bonville Golf Resort – a shot better than Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh. The latter was joined by Finland’s Noora Komulainen, Australian Breanna Gill and Korean trio Min A Woon, Ayean Cho and Hye Ji […]

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Hannah Burke will play on the Ladies European Tour for the first time in eight months in the Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort

Herts’ Hannah Burke back at Australian Ladies Classic after achilles injury hell

LADIES European Tour winner Hannah Burke finished 25th on the 2019 Order of Merit despite playing only half a season because of a serious injury. The 2015 Tipsport Czech Golf Masters champion was forced to miss the second half of the year as she recovered from her achilles problem after a freak injury back in […]

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LET season kicks off with Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort

A NEW Ladies European Tour season starts on Wednesday night UK time – with the Geoff King Motors Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort, in New South Wales. The first event on the 2020 Race to Costa del Sol – which is the official LET ranking from this season – offers a €250,000 bonus […]

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Boulden back in Europe as she storms to three-shot win in LET Q-School at La Manga

AMY Boulden will return to the Ladies European Tour in 2020 after winning the LET Q-School at La Manga Club. The Welshwoman finished three strokes ahead of Argentina’s Magdalena Simmermacher and Scotland’s overnight co-leader Alison Muirhead. Boulden, the 2014 LET Rookie of the Year, closed with a five-under par round of 68 on the South […]

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Switzeerland’s Morgane Metraux playing in the first round of the 2020 LET Qualifying School

LET Qualifying School: How Metraux’s making up for lost time to take first round lead

AFTER taking a year out due to a shoulder injury, Switzerland’s Morgane Metraux was the leader at Ladies European Tour Qualifying School, at La Manga, in Spain. Morgane, who was the Symetra Tour Rookie of the Year in 2018, made the most of the improved conditions after Storm Gloria battered Spain, leaving a trail of […]

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It’s Back to the Future as Kristianstads hosts first LET Swedish event in five years

KRISTIANSTADS GK will see the return of the Ladies European Tour in 2020 after 34 years as the south of Sweden golf club become the venue for the new Creekhouse Ladies Open. The four-day tournament will be played from September 3-6 – featuring a field of 126 professional women, competing for a €400,000 prize fund. […]

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Sweden’s Julia Engström goes low in Kenya as Liz Young defies giant spider in shower

HAMPSHIRE’S Liz Young overcame a major scare before her tee time to emerge as the closest challenger to Swedish teenager Julia Engström, who made a strong start to the season-ending Magical Kenya Ladies Open. Engström set the pace with a five-under par 67 at Vipingo Ridge, on Thursday, in the event that brings down the […]

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2019 Andalucia Costa Del Sol Open de España winner Anne Van Dam

Van Dam doubles up at Costa del Sol Spanish Open as Madsen counts costs of sixes

ANNE Van Dam from the Netherlands won the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España for the second straight year, collecting her fifth Ladies European Tour title at Aloha Golf Club, in Marbella, on Sunday. Van Dam was three strokes behind Nanna Koerstz Madsen after the third round and the Dane was still one ahead […]

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LPGA commissioner Mike Wha and LET chairwoman Marta Figueras Dotti

LPGA and LET working on venture partnership to grow women’s professional game

THE world’s two biggest women’s professional golf tours are to unite after an agreement was reached between the LPGA and LET. The Ladies Professional Golf Association and the Ladies European Tour are forming a venture partnership to push women’s golf to new heights in Europe and around the world. The combination of the LET’s European […]

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Race to Costa Del Sol plan for LET and bigger prize fund at Ladies Spanish Open in 2020

NEXT year’s Ladies European Tour Order of Merit will be branded the Race to Costa Del Sol while the season-ending Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España Femenino, will see its prize fund increase from €300,000 to €600,000, it was announced today (Tuesday). AFTER much speculation about the Ladies European Tour’s future since the Solheim […]

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European Tours will co-host Sweden’s ground-breaking Scandinavian Mixed event

MAJOR champions Henrik Stenson and Annika Sörenstam will host an innovative mixed event in Sweden next year, with men and women going head-to-head for the first time on the same course. They will compete for one prize fund and one trophy at the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed tournament. The event will feature 78 men and 78 […]

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The PGA Baobab Course at Kenya’s Vipingon Ridge will welcome the Ladies European Tour in December 2019

Magical Kenya Ladies Open will bring curtain down on 2019 Ladies European Tour

THE Ladies European Tour has announced it will stage the Magical Kenya Ladies Open for the first time in December. The Baobab Course at Kenya’s Vipingo Ridge, Kilifi County, will welcome the stars of the LET in the last event of 2019. The East African country welcomed the European Tour for the first time in […]

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Catriona Matthew and Spain’s Carlota Ciganda with the Solheim Cup in Spain

Catriona Matthew showing off Solheim Cup in Spain as Ciganda seeks first win in ’19

FRESH from her heroics as a member of Europe’s victorious Solheim Cup team at Gleneagles a fortnight ago, Carlota Ciganda will be looking for individual glory in this week’s Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open. The World No. 12 was a runner-up in the tournament in 2017 and finished eighth in 2018. Besides earning two points […]

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Women and Girls’ Golf Week declared another major success by England Golf

THE second staging of Women and Girls’ Golf Week proved another social media success across Great Britain and Ireland, as well as raising engagement and participation at club level, organisers have claimed. The recent awareness week, timed to coincide with the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, generated more than 12 million Twitter impressions through […]

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Renaissance Club ready to stage both men’s and ladies’ Scottish Opens again in 2020

THE Renaissance Club will again host the European Tour’s Scottish Open and the Ladies Scottish Open in 2020, with both events returning to the picturesque East Lothian venue for a second successive season. Both events will again be sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Investments – the 2020 edition of Scotland’s national men’s open will be played […]

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Scotland’s Carly Booth winner of the 2019 Tipsport Czech Ladies Open

It’s seventh heaven for Carly Booth after her rollercoaster victory in Czech Ladies Open

SCOTLAND’S Carly Booth ended a seven-year wait for her third Ladies European Tour title with victory in the Tipsport Czech Ladies Open. Booth carded rounds of 68, 69 and 70 for a 54-hole total of 207, nine-under-par, to win by one at Golf Resort Karlštejn. Booth won both of her previous titles in 2012, at […]

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Dutch golfer Anne Van Dam playing in the Scottish Ladies Open at The Renaissance Club

Van Dam fighting hard for a Solheim Cup place as Hyang Lee aims to master winds

PAST champion Mi Hyang Lee, Anne Van Dam and Jane Park all shot eight-under-par 63s at The Renaissance Club to share the lead after the opening round of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open. Van Dam, who started the week in the third and final Ladies European Tour qualification spot for Europe’s Solheim Cup […]

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