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].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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