Imperial Linn Grant, 3 French women in the top 20

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The very promising Swedish Linn Grant handled perfectly the last round of this Joburg Ladies Open to win by a wide difference of 5 shots. If Emma Grechi did not manage to add to the victory, the French did not deserve it with three tricolors in the top 20.

With eight players separated by just three strokes before the final round in Johannesburg, it was necessary to be able to put together an excellent final day to stand out. This is exactly what he managed to do linn scholarship, the last winner of the Terre Blanche Ladies Open in October 2021.

The Swede quickly took the lead alone with two early birdies before continuing her march forward with a series of birdie-bogey-birdie-birdies between 5 and 8.

Granddaughter of James Grant, a brilliant Scottish professional player who emigrated to Sweden, Linn Grant confirms month after month the qualities seen at home when she was still an amateur, she shone twice at the US Women Open in 2018 and 2020.

Author of her best card of the week (67) on Saturday, the Scandinavian rose thus without trembling with her first victory in the LET at the age of 22 and confirmed her excellent start to the year in which she won two titles on the Sunshine Ladies Tour in February.

This success is the fourth professional win for the player from Helsingborg who went through Arizona State University and is also entitled to play on the LPGA.

the swiss kim metrauxMorgane’s sister, who plays on the LPGA, is in second place, 5 lengths behind Grant.

Emma Grechi beside herself

Ideal location after 36 holes emma greechi he quickly fell behind in the title race. Beyond Grant’s good performance, the Girondine mostly conceded a bogey in the 5th and a very heavy hat-trick in the 7th, destroying their hopes of a first win. With this 77 (+4), Grechi had to settle for 18th place.

Flow and Sauzon in the top 15

At the cost of a great comeback this Saturday (69.-4), punctuated by 5 birdies, Anne-Lise Flow eleventh place. A place shared with Agathe Sauzon. The Drômoise recorded a second 71 (-2) to sign this top 15.

Charlotte Liautier he also took some positions during the last lap (+4, 29). camille knight (+8, 55) and Anne-Charlotte Mora (+9, 59th) are slightly higher up the rankings.

The complete classification

The leaderboard

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