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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 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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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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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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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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2019 LADIES SCOTTISH OPEN WINNER Mi Jung Hur

Caddy credited with getting Mi Jung Hur to change mind and become links golf lover

MI JUNG Hur fired a five-under par 66 – the joint lowest round of the day – to earn a four-stroke victory in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open, at The Renaissance Club. The 29-year-old South Korean, who led by two at the halfway stage of the tournament after a nine-under par 62, came […]

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Norway’s Solheim Cup vice-captain Suzann Pettersen

Can Pettersen put the case for a surprise Solheim Cup pick at Ladies Scottish Open?

EUROPEAN vice-captain Suzann Pettersen is gunning for a Solheim Cup pick and will tee up in this week’s Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open looking to impress captain Catriona Matthew. Pettersen and Matthew played together in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational three weeks ago, which was Pettersen’s first start in 20 months, following the […]

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Why MacLaren won’t be overtaken easily in Morocco

MEGHAN MacLaren is looking to build on her recent strong performances in Australia and Jordan as she sets her sights firmly on the Lalla Meryem Cup this week. A victory in the Moroccan capital of Rabat would see her take the lead in the race to be crowned European No. 1 and leapfrog Charley Hull […]

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2019 LET Dubai Moonlight Classic will be a ground-breaking event under lights for the Ladies European Tour

Ladies European Tour goes under the lights in Dubai

DUBAI is set to host the first professional day-night golf tournament next month – the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic  will be played on the Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club. Golf course designer Sir Nick Faldo made floodlights an integral part of the design. Excitement is already building as fans look to witness and be […]

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MacLaren disappointed to be overtaken in Jordan thriller

MEGHAN MacLaren could not produce her second win in a month – and more importantly this time against a field of men – as she lost out to Holland’s Daan Huizing in the ground-breaking Jordan Mixed Open, on Saturday. Having been an outspoken critic of the disparities in prize money between men and women’s golf […]

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Huizing back in the winner’s circle in Jordan

DAAN Huizing made golfing history by becoming the first player to win a full-field mixed professional tournament with his triumph at the Jordan Mixed Open. The Dutchman began the final round at Ayla Golf Club two shots behind overnight leader Meghan MacLaren, who opened the world-first tournament with consecutive rounds of 65 to get to […]

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MacLaren accelerating towards Jordan finish line

MEGHAN MacLaren picked up where she left off by carding a second consecutive 65 and will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Jordan Mixed Open, on Saturday. The Northamptonshire-based pro, who is a champion for the strength of the women’s professional game, has carded 15 birdies and only one bogey through […]

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