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Pauline Bouchard Roussin wins the International Championship of Italy

December 29, 2019

Pauline Bouchard Roussin won the International Championship of Italy  She beat Italian Alessia Nobilio (288 - 72 69 73 74, par) by one shot.  


Swiss player Elena Moosmann and Emilie Alba Paltrinieri finshed on +2 while long time leader Lily May Humphreys of England finished in 5th. 


Pauline also won the Portuguese amateur earlier in the year meaning she has now won two of the main amateur titles of 2019. 

Auckland’s Carmen Lim wins NZ Amateur Championship

December 29, 2019

Auckland’s Carmen Lim has claimed a breakthrough victory at the 2019 New Zealand Stroke Play Championship in style by a monstrous seven-shots at the Christchurch Golf Club.


Lim has completed a near-perfect week with rounds of 72, 70, 69 and 69 (par 74) to enter the winners circle after many years of threatening at the top level.

Candice Mahe wins the Spanish Amateur Championship

March 03, 2019

Candice Mahe  defeated European Junior Ryder Cup star Alessia Nobilio on the 21st hole to claim the Spanish Amateur Championship. 

Once again, a French woman triumphs in the Sevillian countryside. In 1997 Karine Icher did it, and now the young Candice Mahe has overcome all the obstacles posed by Alessia Nobilio, one of the great promises of the Italian quarry. The quality of this was exposed since the first hole was awarded with a good birdie.

Pauline Roussin-Bouchard wins the 2019 Portugal Ladies Amateur

February 04, 2019

Pauline Roussin-Bouchard became the first French winner of the Portuguese Ladies Amateur Championship since 2009 with a win at the Montado Hotel & Golf Resort. 

She finished on -5 (69-74-71-69) in very windy conditions to beat fellow french player Lucie Malchirand by 1 shot. 

Georgina Blackman of England was third on -1  (70-71-74-72) and the 2018 winner, also from England  Isobel Wardle, was fourth. 


In the Nations Cup, a collective competition that took place during the first three days of the competition, the France II team won, with individual champion Lucie Malchirand, Lilas Pinther and Mathilde Delavallade.

Hong's chip-in to win women's #AusAm

January 20, 2019

Yae Eun (Amy) Hong made it three Korean winners of the women’s Australian Amateur in the past four years, and she did it in style at Woodlands today.

Already three-up and playing the 34th hole of a 36-hole final against Japan’s Tsubasa Kajitani, 16-year-old Hong found herself in a difficult spot behind the 16th green. Kajitani, meanwhile, had her ball on the green with a long birdie putt to extend the match.

But Hong, yet another graduate of the incredible South Korean golfing factory, sized up the tricky chip, wedged it into the bank, ran it up on to the green and into the cup for a birdie.

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