Women’s Majors: Annika 2, Korean golf stars 2

mulligan, 01 August 2005, Comments Off on Women’s Majors: Annika 2, Korean golf stars 2
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South Korean Jeong Jang won her first pro victory at the Women’s British Open, going wire-to-wire to win at 16-under par. Sophie Gustafson was four shots back, finishing second. Michelle Wie and Young Kim tied for third (-10), while Annika, Cristie Kerr, Liselotte Neumann tied for fifth (-9). Natalie Gulbis tied for eighth (-9), after shooting a stellar 66 on Sunday. Full leaderboard here.

Jeong joins fellow South Korean Birdie Kim as first time winners and first time major winners. Birdie Kim won the U.S. open in June (see write-up here and here). We will have a more in-depth analysis of the emergence of South Korean women golfers soon. Stay tuned.


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