Virginia Elena Carta is among the best in the KPMG Women’s Irish Open, scheduled for September 22-25 at Dromoland Castle Golf Club in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland.
The Blues are in good shape, scoring 3 top 15s in their last 6 outings.
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Among the favorites of the event are some recent winners, starting with Sweden’s Lyn Grant, who has won the Costa del Sol road number one and four victories in the year to go with France’s Anne-Charlotte Mora, Finland’s Tia Koivisto, Belgium’s Manon de Rooy, Spain’s Meghan Ana Pelez Trivino, England’s MacLaren and Liz Young. And with Czech Jana Melichova.
Among other possible actors, we remember the Scottish Catriona Matthew, the leader of the European team in the last two Solheim Cup victories, the Irish Leona Maguire, the English Gabriela Cowley, the Argentine Magdalena Simmermacher, the South African Nicole Garcia, the Dutch Anne van Dam. , Czech Klara Spilkova, Slovenian Pia Babnik and Indian Tevesa Malik and Diksha Dagar.
The prize pool is €400,000. Women’s golf in Europe lost its popularity shortly after the LPGA was created in the United States. In the year In 1978 the Women’s Professional Golfers’ Association (or simply WPGA) was founded, the largest professional golfers’ association operating in the UK.
The following year, a tour was organized with Carlsberg as the main sponsor and consisted of 12 tournaments (36 holes), including the Women’s British Open. In the first two seasons, the tourist pitches were set at 36 hits, and then it increased to 54. The prize pool increased from the original £80,000 to £250,000 in 1981, but with the loss of important competitions and sponsorships.
In the year At the end of 1981, the partnership with Carlsberg ended, and despite initial optimism, the Women’s European Tour faced a crisis that led to the cancellation of additional stages. In the year In the second half of the 1980s the circuit found itself with only 10 races left and its future in question.
To overcome the crisis and the current poor visibility, in 1988 the main management members decided to create an independent body, Women’s Professional Golfers European Tour Limited: the new body moved its headquarters from the Belfry (from the PGA) to Tytherington Club in Cheshire.
In the year In 1998 the tour took the name European Ladies Professional Golf Association Limited and in July 2000 the Ladies European Tour Limited. In the year In the year In 2010, the tour announced the creation of the LET Access Series (LETAS), an official development circuit.