The combined US$1 million prize fund for its new four-event Australian Swing in February falls short of the purses the Ladies European Tour (LET) covets but is a start down the tour’s road to recovery, executive chairman Mark Lictenhein says.
Mercurial Dutchwoman Anne Van Dam has quickly parked the heartache of wasting a dream start at last week’s LPGA Tour Q-School in the U.S. to take the driver’s seat halfway through the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic.
Celina Yuan nailed a birdie, quite literally, in the opening round of the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic but has emerged from the unsettling incident to be on course for the biggest payday of her fledging professional career.
There’s an old adage that warns rivals to “beware the sick/injured golfer“. For survivors of the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic’s 36-hole cut, beware the tired/grumpy Georgia Hall might be more pertinent advice this weekend.
Shy Thai Supamas Sangchan was happy to let her golf do the talking after grabbing the early clubhouse lead and keeping it all the way to the end of an absorbing opening day at the 12th Omega Dubai Ladies Classic.