Shibuno Hinako Made Her Way to The Women’s British Open With a win at Woburn


Japan’s Hinako Shibuno birdied the last hole at at Woburn to clinch a stunning win in the AIG Women’s British Open. The…

Last Updated on May 1, 2024 by Daniel


Japan’s Hinako Shibuno birdied the last hole at Woburn to clinch a stunning win in the AIG Women’s British Open.

The 20-year-old lady, who was positioned 559th on the planet toward the beginning of 2019, driven by two shots going into the last round, yet was before long gotten by America’s Lizette Salas in an exciting last round.

Salas discharged the week’s most minimal round – a seven-under 65 – yet Shibuno had five birdies on the back nine to win by one shot in her first appearance in a noteworthy.

Britain’s Charley Hull and Bronte Law, five behind toward the beginning of the last round, sneaked out of conflict with rounds of four and six over standard, individually.

Salas completed on 17 under and was seen rehearsing putts before a potential play-off as Shibuno moved toward the eighteenth green, waving and grinning to the two sides of the fairway. Be that as it may, the new kid on the block, playing in her first major, yet in addition showing up outside Japan just because, gave no indications of nerves as she struck a firm 18-foot putt which hit the back of the cup and dropped to verify a noteworthy triumph.

Intending to win her third major of 2019, world number one Ko Jin-youthful hit a six-under 66, yet that was just sufficient for third spot, two shots behind Shibuno, with American Morgan Pressel a shot further back.

Shibuno shot up the world rankings to 44th after two successes on the LPGA of Japan Tour, where she is known as the ‘grinning Cinderella’. It was anything but difficult to perceive any reason why as she high-fived fans and postured for selfies previously, during and after her rounds. Indeed, even as the competition arrived at its peak, she ate desserts and clowned with her caddie up the seventeenth and eighteenth fairways. At that point, subsequent to securing a well-known triumph at Woburn, she laughed while reading a pre-arranged acknowledgment discourse in English.

Charley Hull failed to find her best form over the weekend and finished in a tie for 24th She conceded that she was amazed to see trees on the course, having thought Woburn was a link, however, she left the forest setting £540,000 more extravagant and with scores of new admirers. There was a mistake for the numerous nearby golf fans that turned out wanting to see its home-developed legend, Charley Hull, mount a Sunday charge.

The structure who has been a club part at Woburn since she was a lesser, began the last day five shots off the lead, yet a twofold intruder on the seventh, trailed by two more intruders on the back nine, saw her second endeavor at winning a noteworthy at her home club end in disappointment. Individual English player Bronte Law, who additionally began the cycle five shots untied, had a comparably poor evening, dropping five shots on the front nine and completing 15 strokes behind the champ.

Georgia Hall got the safeguard of her title off to a strong enough begin, opening with two rounds of 69, yet finished the competition in a tie for 35thafter frustrating end of the week endeavors of 74 and 73.

France’s Celine Boutier helped her odds of Solheim Cup determination with an end 66 to complete as the most noteworthy set European in the 6th, one shot in front of Spain’s Carlota Ciganda. The prize for the main novice went to 16-year Thai player Attaya Thitikul, who completed tied 29th.

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