Georgia Hall profits at British Open after helping hand from Ken on the course

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• Briton opens with birdie and finishes with 67 for five under
• Australia’s Minjee Lee has 65, Mamiko Higa of Japan a 67

It took Georgia Hall just a single shot to deliver a statement of intent at the Women’s British Open. That the course opens with a par three provides such opportunity. Hall’s first tee shot, to within a foot of the hole, was duly backed up. Her Thursday round of 67 – five under par and bogey-free – raises the prospect of only a third British success in this event since it was afforded major status in 2001.

Hall will hope location carries deeper meaning: the last such victory, by Catriona Matthew in 2009, was at Lytham.

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Written by Ewan Murray at Royal Lytham & St Annes
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/aug/02/georgia-hall-womens-british-open-royal-lytham under the title “Georgia Hall profits at British Open after helping hand from Ken on the course”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.