Tonje Daffinrud. Credit score: Getty Photographs
3 Women Ecu Excursion gamers have performed their approach into the sphere for the ISPS Handa Ladies’s Australian Open via qualifying these days.
Jenny Haglund, 26, from Sweden, who received her first LET match final yr, shot 69 in windy and hard prerequisites to guide the qualifiers at the east route at The Grange, along side 37-year-old American Beth Allen, a typical customer to Australia who has received 3 times in Europe.
The 3rd spot to be had got here all the way down to a playoff however was once seized through 27-year-old Norwegian Tonje Daffinrud, a former College of Denver scholarship holder who additionally has performed common golfing in Australia.
80 gamers teed it up in a last-ditch bid to discover a get started within the 144-player box on Thursday morning.
Queenslander Eunice Kim had a non-public spotlight when she holed-in-one at the par-three 12th hollow with a six-iron.
The Open box has a robust global flavour with the likes of Thailand’s Jutanugarn sisters, England’s Georgia Corridor, protecting champion Jin-Younger Ko from South Korea and a cluster of American citizens together with sensible younger skilled Nelly Korda and Emma Talley.
4 of the highest 10 gamers at the global scores are enjoying within the $US1.three million match headed through global No. 7 Minjee Lee from Perth, Australia’s top-ranked participant and a winner of 4 tournaments at the LPGA Excursion.