Gustavsson Secures First LET Title In France
After eight years of trying and in her 129th start, Sweden’s Johanna Gustavsson finally became a tournament champion on the LET with a decisive victory in the Lacoste Ladies Open de France.
With a closing round of six-under-par 65, the 30-year-old from Orebro finished with a 54-hole total of 197, 16-under-par, at Golf Barrière in Deauville.
Having started the day with a one-stroke lead over her compatriot Moa Folke, it was an exciting final round battle as the pair duelled for the lead over the front nine.
However, a hole-out eagle at the par-4 13th, where Gustavsson holed her second shot from 112 metres using a pitching wedge, proved decisive and Folke bogeyed the next hole, giving Gustavsson a four-stroke advantage.
Although Folke birdied the short 17th, Gustavsson had two putts for a three-stroke victory on the 18th green.September 8, 2023 11:19 am