Name:Georgia Kelly Hall
Born:April 12, 1996 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.
Original/Home Club:Remedy Oak GC
Played as the Cambia Portland Classic (Sept 17-20). Georgia Hall (Eng) beat Ashleigh Buhai (RSA) with a par on the second playoff hole (par-4 1st), to record her first LPGA Tour win on American soil. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
Skarpnord (Nor) won the LET Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
The Ricoh Women's British Open (42nd) (Aug 2-5). Second-placed Pornanong Phatlum (Thai) finished 2 shots behind 22-year-old Hall (Eng), who claimed her first Ladies European Tour, LPGA Tour and major championship win. Hall was the only player to shoot four sub-70 rounds. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
22-year-old Hall (Eng) won the LET season-long points chase, to capture the Tour's 2018 Order of Merit and €20,000 bonus. This was her second straight LET Order of Merit title. Hall accumulated 667.73 points (earning €512,101 in the process). Second was Anne Van Dam (Nld) 518.18 pts (€168,603); third was Caroline Hedwall (Swe) 453.35 pts (€124,013). For the first time since 2004, the LET Order of Merit was based on a points system versus the Tour's money list.
For the second straight year, Hall (Eng) won the LET Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
Hall (Eng) won the LET 2017 Order of Merit, with earnings of €368,934 on the Tour. Carlota Ciganda (Esp) was second with €160,797; Azahara Munoz (Esp) was third with €111,749.
Hall (Eng) won the LET Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
Played as the Oates Victorian Open (Feb 4-7; ALPG Tr event). Second-placed Nanna Madsen (Den) and defending champion Marianne Skarpnord (Nor) finished 1 shot behind Hall (Eng). [Beach course, 13th Beach Links, Barwon Heads, Victoria; early rounds also on 13th Beach's Creek course].
The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (110th). Georgia Hall (Eng) beat Luna Sobron (Esp) by 1 hole in the 18-hole final. Hall recorded her first ever hole-in-one at the par-3 17th, putting her 1-up in the match; the players halved the final hole. Hall became the first player to hold both the British Girls' and British Ladies' Amateur titles. [Machynys Peninsula G&CC, Llanelli, South Wales].
Played as the Girls' British Open Amateur Championship. Hall (Eng) beat Clara Beana (Esp) 6 and 5 in the final match. [Tenby GC, Pembrokeshire, Wales].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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