PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s high skilled golfer Kelly Tan (pic) is about to finish 2020 on a excessive.
The 27-year-old Kelly has confirmed a spot within the US Girls’s Open in Houston, Texas from Dec 10-13.
Kelly, who simply celebrated her birthday on Monday, earned an computerized berth for the Open by advantage of her place within the LPGA Tour Official Cash listing.
Kelly is ranked forty second with season earnings of US$189,272 (RM788,500). Solely the highest 75 will make the minimize for Houston.
The celebrated US Girls’s Open presents US$5.5mil (RM22.91mil) in prize cash which is among the greatest purses in girls’s golf.
“We did it. Actually thrilling for me and all of Malaysia, ” tweeted Kelly, who’s now on a three-week break after ending tied-Sixtieth within the Drive On Champioship at Reynolds Lake Onconee in Georgia on Sunday.
It has turned out to be a tremendous yr for Kelly so far as her performances on the greens are involved.
It’s the first time Kelly made the minimize for all Majors since 2016 and likewise her third look within the US Girls’s Open.
Kelly missed the minimize in her first look in 2014 after which tied for thirty second in her second look two years later.
Having made the minimize in 11 out of 12 competitions she took half in thus far this yr, Kelly is definitely hoping her consistency will take her to the place no Malaysian has reached earlier than when she takes on the massive weapons of ladies’s golf within the final Main of the yr in Houston.
Kelly’s subsequent match is the Pelican C’ship from Nov 19-22.