World number 304 Sophia Popov fights backs tears after first major win
The 27-year-old German almost gave up golf last year.
Sophia Popov, ranked 304th in the world, wins Women’s Open at Royal Troon
The German earned over £500k.
Women’s Open ‘counts just like any other major’ in absence of elite duo
World number one Ko Jin-young and world number three Park Sung-hyun have not travelled to Scotland.