Georgia Hall of England wins her 1st Ladies European Tour title, a Major one at that, the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Lytham ans St. Annes Golf Club, in England.
Georgia shot a final round -5 under par 67 to capture her maiden major title the Ricoh Women’s British Open with a -17 under tournament total, and a two shot winning margin, with dad Wayne on her bag;
“I had so much support today from all the people backing me and supporting me and cheering my name, and the support, I’m just so grateful.”
Second place went to Pornanong Phatlum, Thailand, at -15 under, a last round -2 under 70 leaving her just short of victory;
“She played so amazing today, everything is perfect.”
” Yeah, she is from here and everyone rooting for her. I’m so happy she win.”
“I tried my best and didn’t play good on the back nine, but still feeling good with the score today.”
So Yeon Ryu, South Korea, was third, her final round -2 under 70 giving her a -13 under par total.
Taking home low amateur honors, the Smyth Salver, was a 15-year-old from Thailand Atthaya Thitikul, the only lady amateur to make the cut;
“I talk to all of them, now Thai girls play really good now, inspiring me also to improve our Thai junior to improve it to the world-class.”