The Daily Telegraph - Business : 2020-09-14

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Sport | Golf

25 The Daily Telegraph Monday 14 September 2020 ** won for three years but who showed she had what it takes when finishing second at the 2016 AIG Women’s Open at Woburn, including a record-equalling 62. Alas, there was controvers­y. This major was marred by the advertisin­g hoard that was ridiculous­ly erected around the 18th green. Usually a stand is there and that would mask the fact that it is actually an island green in the same respect as the 17th at Sawgrass. In years gone by, balls would disappear into the lake and that was not a danger this time around. So the players could be bold, knowing that they could not be long and not be wet, if they were semi-accurate. Lee took the invitation and gained the generous drop from where she outrageous­ly holed out for a second time in 30 minutes to enter the play-off with a 16-under total. And Henderson took similar relief to also get in the shoot-out with a 69, the same as Korda. It did not seem right. Georgia Hall, the 2018 AIG Women’s Open champion, finished with a 73 for a one-under total and a position outside the top 30. The English flag was proudly represente­d by Mel Reid, who finished in a tie for seventh on nine under following a 71. US Open Thursday, Sept 17 to Sunday, Sept 20 Venue Field Length Par