2018 ANA Inspiration winner Pernilla Lindberg, U.S. Girls’s Open champion, Ariya Jutanugarn and KPMG Girls’s PGA Championship winner Sung Hyun Park, be a part of international area of stars
The primary three Main Champions of the yr, Pernilla Lindberg, Ariya Jutanugarn and Sung Hyun Park have confirmed their return to Scotland for the 2018 Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Membership from the 26 – 29 July.
Sweden’s Pernilla Lindberg, who captured her first profession Main championship on the ANA Inspiration after an exhilarating eight gap play-off, World No. three, Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn, who gained a 4 gap play-off of her personal on the U.S. Girls’s Open and World No.2 Sung Hyun Park, who gained the KPMG Girls’s PGA Championship on the second play-off gap on Sunday, are the newest huge names to verify their participation at Gullane Golf Membership, becoming a member of beforehand confirmed stars, Michelle Wie, Charley Hull, Catriona Matthew and Mi Hyang Lee.
Becoming a member of them on the Championship, which once more returns to the identical venue because the Males’s Scottish Open, hosted two weeks earlier, are a number of different Main champions together with: the youngest ever world No.1 and two-time main champion, Lydia Ko, the 2017 KPMG Girls’s PGA Championship winner, Danielle Kang and the 2017 Ricoh Girls’s British Open champion, IK Kim.
Talking forward of the summer season, Lindberg stated, “I’ve at all times loved coming to play the Women Scottish Open and dealing with the psychological problem of scoring below robust situations. Taking part in on a hyperlinks course brings all types of recent challenges we don’t see all yr and it’s one thing I relish.”
Commenting on her most up-to-date triumph, Jutanugarn (above) stated, “It feels good to return again to play the Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open. I do know the situations shall be robust once more this yr and the climate shall be difficult, however I’m excited and trying ahead to testing myself with the challenges that Gullane Golf Membership will carry.”
The Championship shall be co-sanctioned by the Women European Tour and the LPGA for a second yr working and for the primary time in Women Scottish Open historical past, on the East Lothian hyperlinks. South Korean IK Kim returning to Scotland for the primary time since her 2017 Ricoh Girls’s British Open triumph. Final yr the present world No. 7 completed T9 on the Women Scottish Open earlier than utilizing the efficiency as a springboard to win her first Main the next week.
Commenting on her return to Scotland, Kim stated, “I can’t wait to return again to Scotland. To win on the ‘Residence of Golf’ was particular and one thing that I’ll always remember, and I undoubtedly discovered loads from my week on the Women Scottish Open. I benefit from the problem of hyperlinks golf.”
Commenting on the sphere, Martin Gilbert, co-CEO of Aberdeen Commonplace Investments, stated, “We’re delighted to welcome so many Main champions to the Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open and are excited with how the sphere is taking form. Our imaginative and prescient was at all times to construct a world-class worldwide occasion and in solely the second yr of the co-sanctioning settlement between The Women European Tour and the LPGA, we’re happy to see that we’re heading in the right direction. We thank them and our companions Go to Scotland for his or her continued help.”
Paul Bush, Director of Occasions with VisitScotland stated: “We’re delighted to see so most of the world’s finest gamers signed as much as play the Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Membership this summer season. The excessive calibre of area underlines the stature of the occasion and highlights the enchantment that enjoying in Scotland, the Residence of Golf has for even the world’s prime gamers.”
Happening the week earlier than the Ricoh Girls’s British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes and the week earlier than the European Golf Workforce Championships at Gleneagles, the Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open will kick off an excellent three weeks of girls’s hyperlinks golf within the UK. The stretch of occasions echoes the profitable technique employed by the boys’s Scottish Open going down the week earlier than The Open – an method confirmed to be a aggressive benefit for these gamers competing in each Championships. The Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open can be a key component of Scotland’s commitments to the staging of The 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.
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