Celine Boutier clinched the biggest win of her career at the pioneering ISPS Handa Vic Open on Sunday.
The tournament features male and female fields playing in alternate groups on the same course, with the LPGA Tour teaming up with the European Tour for the first time.
The Frenchwoman would sign for a solid even par 72, enough to take her to eight under for the event and two shots ahead of Sarah Kemp, Charlotte Thomas and Su Oh.
Boutier birdied the 15th and notched up pars on her final three holes to secure her maiden LPGA Tour victory.
— ISPS Handa Vic Open (@VicOpenGolf) 10 February 2019
“I’ve been dreaming of this win since I first started playing golf,” she told the press.
“I’m just so emotional right now. I’ve been working so hard for this. I’m so happy with how I handled myself today. I kept fighting to the end.”
Kemp was sensational on Sunday, firing a sizzling seven under 65 to race up the leaderboard, but the same could not be said of overnight leader Kim Kaufman. The American capitulated and carded a disastrous six over 78.
Phil Mickelson owns one of the most celebrated CVs in world golf and the left-hander gave it another record-breaking update.
Reigning Race To Dubai champion Francesco Molinari is eager to repeat his feat in 2019.
Thomas Bjorn and Adam Scott have both expressed their dismay at the lack of action from golf’s governing bodies on the scourge of slow play.
Several golfers taking part in last week’s World Super 6 event on the European Tour found themselves the victim of a bizarre putter theft.
Effective immediately, PGA Tour professionals will now be able to wear shorts for all practice and pro-am rounds.
Organisers have announced the groups for this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship, and there are some star-studded match-ups to look forward to.
While JB Holmes admits he’s not the fastest player, he feels like there were others factors involved in the slow pace of his play on Sunday.
Rory McIlroy has finally confirmed that he will not be teeing it up as a European Tour member at this week’s WGC–Mexico Championship.