Erstwhile queen of the LPGA Lorena Ochoa has added a pair of tournament appearances to her crowded 2012 schedule.
England’s Melissa Reid closed out on the 54-hole overnight lead to capture the Raiffeisenbank Prague Golf Masters on the Ladies European Tour. Playing in her first tournament since the tragic death of her mother four weeks ago in a car accident in Germany, Reid kept her composure as she rolled in a six-footer on the 18th green for the win. Via ESPNStar.com:
For the second time in ten days Women’s US Open champion So Yeon Ryu will enter the weekend of a Ladies European Tour event at the head of an elite field.
It should come as little surprise, given the idiosyncrasies of Royal Melbourne’s test, that an Australian should lead the way after the opening round of the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open.
Christel Boeljon, who helped anchor the European team at last year’s Solheim Cup, claimed her second Ladies European Tour victory this afternoon with a birdie at the final hole of the Gold Coast RACV Australian Masters.
US Women’s Open champion So Yeon Ryu enjoys a commanding, four-shot lead at the halfway point of the RACV Gold Coast Australian Ladies Masters.
Teenage phenom Lexi Thompson is two ahead of the chasing pack at the halfway mark of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters after carding a flawless 66 in Thursday’s second round.