Dubai Ladies Masters. Shanshan Feng Wins.

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Shanshan Feng wins the Dubai Ladies Masters title, for the fourth time in her career.

Dubai Ladies Masters

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Shanshan, from China, took the Emirates Golf Club course apart in the final round of the Dubai Ladies Masters, shooting -8 under par 64, to win the title with her -10 under par total, a two-stroke winning margin;

“I’m really happy that I actually brought out my A Game today.”

“I knew that it was going to be windy today and I knew that playing in the wind is one of my strongest parts.”

“So even though I was five behind, but you know, in the morning, I always thought that maybe I would still have a chance to win this week and I tried my best.”

“Eight under was a pretty good score.”

Charley Hull, from England finished in second place, two shots back at -8 under for the competition. A good final round -7 under par 65 not good enough to win, some putts lipped out;

“It could have been a really good score, from 13, 14, 15, the putts just edged, but my friend texted me this morning.”

“He goes, if you shoot 65 or lower, I’m going to get my kit off by the tree. So I shot 65 or lower, so he’s got to do it now!”

 “Today I kind of woke up and got into my golf game. I’ve been a bit lazy all week I felt on the golf course but today I got in there and kind of concentrated.”

“Today I did and I felt good. I holed a few putts today and I missed a lot of putts, it was on the edge. I hit a lot of good putts out there.”

“Kind of evened itself out. Hit it pretty well, pretty decent and it was really windy today. So I’m quite happy with my score in the conditions.”

Aditi Ashok, -2 under 70 today, the teenager from India, who won the previous two tournaments, came through to share third place with Florentyna Parker from England, who led at the start of play today, but she only posted -1 under 71 in the final round.

Aditi was happy with her result;

“It was pretty solid. I actually didn’t start very well today. I started, I was plus one in the first four holes but in the first four, all four were actually birdie-able with the tailwind. “

So I didn’t really make use of that. I made a par on No. 3, which is playing one shot under compared to the field. That was not so good, but it was better after, the back nine, especially. I shot 2-under on the back nine.”

“I’m happy. I shot two under three days in a row. I feel it was consistent but it could have been better. But there’s always something you can do better every week. So it’s fine. I think I’m tied third right now, so I’m happy with that.”

Florentyna was also happy with her performance overall;

“I struggled on the front nine and was two over and I finished really well, so I was three under for the last five holes. So that was really good.”

“I’m pleased and I’ll take it. I’m going on holiday tomorrow, so that’s perfect for me. I’ve had a great year and eight top tens. I’m really thrilled.”

Dubai Ladies Masters, Pink Friday Led By Felicity Johnson.

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Felicity Johnson led Pink Friday, at the Dubai Ladies Masters, where  everyone wore Pink to help raise awareness of breast cancer and support the Al Jalila Foundation and Brest Friends,

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Felicity shot one under the course record, a bogey free -8 under 64 to lead the Dubai Ladies Masters at Emirates Golf Club, to post -7 at the top of the leaderboard, with one round to go.

Felicity, from England required only 24 putts for the round;

“It was a great day for golf this morning. I hit a lot of really close iron shots. I holed out really well with my putts in but I had probably seven birdie putts within four feet, so that always makes the game a little bit easier.”

“All the ones I hit close, I converted, so 24 putts. Hitting a lot of good iron shots, you’re going to have a good score.”

“I’ll be in a good position for tomorrow. Obviously today, it’s only a three-round event, so you try to put yourself in a good position heading into the final day. I think I did that pretty well.”

1st round leader Florentyna Parker, also from England settled for an even par 72 second round, but is in touch with the leader at -5 under for the competition.

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Florentyna Parker / getty

Florentyna is missing a win and thinks this could be her chance;

“It was really windy out there, but I managed to keep it going. I birdied the 17th, which, I think, was very important to make sure I get into the last group.”

“I’ve got nothing to lose. I’ve had a great season and the only thing that’s missing is me winning.”

“So that’s what I’ve got to go for.”

Third place is shared between Emily Kristine Pedersen, from Denmark and the still in fine form the winning teenager from IndiaAditi Ashok, both at -4 under for the tournament.

Lexi Thompson wins Dubai Ladies Masters

Lexi Thompson of USA won the Dubai Ladies Masters by four strokes over Lee-Anne Pace from South Africa. With this win Lexi becomes the youngest ever on the Ladies European Tour.

Michelle Wei dropped out of contention with two bogies and a double bogie on her card.

Lexi Thompson Wins the Dubai Ladies Masters
David Cannon/Getty ImagesDUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 17:  Alexis Thompson of the USA celebrates after birdieing the par 5, 18th hole to secure her four shot victory during the fourth round of the 2011 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters on the Majilis Course at the Emirates Golf Club on December 17, 2011 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Lexi Thompson@ Dubai Ladies Masters

Lexi Thompson, the teenager from the USA shot a second round -6 par 66 to lead the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters by two shots. In interview she said,

“I just made a few more putts today. I hit it a little bit closer,” she said. “I practiced after yesterday’s round and it worked today. And I hit a few shots from tap-in range, so that helped out a lot, too. I get to hit a lot of drivers. You just have to place it out in the fairway here and go for your second shot.  This is such a great tournament and I mean it would be an honour to win this, so I’m just going to take it easy and play one shot at a time.”

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Dubai Ladies Masters

Sixteen year old American Lexi Thompson has taken the lead at the Dubai Ladies Masters, shooting a bogey free six under 66. She  chased down clubhouse leader Sophie Gustafson and is now two shots ahead. Lexi has her dad on the bag and is very comfortable with the arrangement.

“It’s great to have my dad on the bag. He knows my game the best. He’s been pretty much caddying for me my whole life, so for now it’s the best thing for me.”

“I was just thinking stay steady and play consistent – take it one shot at a time. I just made a few more putts today, and I hit it a little bit closer.

Michelle Wie is the highest ranked player in the field and has recovered from a slow start to shoot a bogey free 67 and move into contention. Michelle was fairly happy with her position and is concentrating on going low tomorrow.

“A little frustrated after the last two holes, but I kept steady out there today. I made a couple more putts, and I have two more days to try and shoot some more low scores. I’m still in contention, and gotta shoot another low round tomorrow.”