Friday, February 14, 2014

ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open Friday: Caroline Hedwall, Suzann Pettersen, Minjee Lee, Anna Nordqvist Lend Olympics Feel to 2nd LPGA Event of 2014

It's hard to look at the range of flags flying near the top of the leaderboard of the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open and not think of the Winter Olympics.  Consider the range of countries represented:

  • Sweden:  Caroline Hedwall (65, -11), Anna Nordqvist (64, -8)
  • Norway:  Suzann Pettersen (68, -10), Marianne Skarpnord (69, -5)
  • Australia:  Minjee Lee (67, -9), Jessica Speechley (67, -6), Sarah Kemp (68, -4), Karrie Webb (69, -4)
  • New Zealand:  Lydia Ko (68, -8)
  • England:  Holly Clyburn (68, -8)
  • China:  Jing Yan (66, -7)
  • France:  Karine Icher (68, -7), Valentine Derrey (69, -6)
  • United States:  Morgan Pressel (68, -7), Paula Creamer (69, -7), Jessica Korda (70, -7), Amelia Lewis (67, -6), Cheyenne Woods (65, -5), Tiffany Joh (70, -5), Sydnee Michaels (71, -5), Jaclyn Sweeney (72, -5), Stacy Lewis (69, -4)
  • Spain:  Azahara Munoz (70, -6), Carlota Ciganda (70, -6)
  • Japan:  Ayako Uehara (68, -6), Harukyo Nomura (68, -6)
  • Netherlands:  Dewi Claire Schreefel (68, -6)
  • South Africa:  Lee-Anne Pace (67, -5)
  • Italy:  Giulia Sergas (71, -5)
  • South Korea:  Mi Hyang Lee (67, -5), Jenny Shin (67, -3)
  • Germany:  Caroline Masson (68, -4)
  • Paraguay:  Julieta Granada (70, -4)
  • Philippines Malaysia:  Kelly Tan (70, -4)
Which countries will medal this week?  Can't wait to find out!

4 comments:

JH Chappuis said...
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thejamierbelyea said...

Kelly Tan is Malaysian. ;)

Sad to see the Thai contingent struggling so much this week, with Phatlum making the cut and Kongkraphan, Suwanapura, and the Jutanugarn sisters all missing the cut.

Hope we get the 100% Ariya back asap.

The Constructivist said...

Dammit, I'm an idiot. Thanks, Jamie! No worries--the Thais will be back!

sunita akter said...

Great thanks.

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