Two weeks after winning the Tournament of Champions in Florida, English golf player Charley Hull took home the top prize in Ohio, beating Giulia Molinaro by four strokes.
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On the course of the par 71 Old American Golf Club, Charley Hull, a 26-year-old from Kettering with eight birdies, one bogey and a 64 (-7), was victorious.
The 17-year-old will compete in the Solheim Cup tournament wearing the Team Europe jersey, and was a member of the team that went 3-0 in 2013.
The contest winner, Brooke Henderson, got a check for $255000 out of the prize pool of $1,700,000. She sits in fourth place with 272 (-12) points and the Thai Atthaya Thitikul sits in fifth with 273 (-11) points.
Ten golfers are currently just below Giulia Molinaro in Olympic rankings. These ten golfers include Lexi Thompson, Japanese Nasa Hataoka and Canadian Brooke M. Henderson.
Hull was nearly kicked out of the team for missing a training session. Hull was allowed to stay in the team, and led it at the Kraft Nabisco Championship that same year. She finished 38th overall.
In the Women’s British Open in 2012, Hull finished 3rd, tying for the highest score with a 71 after the first round. In 2013, she became a professional golfer and in June of that year she lost at the play-off for the Ladies German Open which was won by Carlota Ciganda.
In the year 2014, she already won her first win as she beat Gwladys Nocera in the play-off for the Lalla Meryem Cup and became ranked at number one. The following year, she became the winner of the LET’s Order of Merit.