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Big Green Egg Open: Anna Nordqvist Wins as Georgia Oboh continues to shine across Europe

Big Green Egg Open: Anna Nordqvist Wins as Georgia Oboh continues to shine across Europe

Georgia Oboh’s strong performances in Europe continued with a top-50 finish on 6-over par, with a final round score of 73 enough to keep the Nigerian tied 44th on the leaderboard, alongside five other players including Verena Gimmy, Romy Meekers, Michelle Forsland, and Allie White, at the recently concluded 2022 Big Green Egg Open Championship held in the Netherlands.

Oboh, who earlier shot a 1-under par 71 in the first round to finish inside the to 20, had a tough test in the tournament moving forward, shooting rounds of 1-over 73, 5-over 77, and a final round 1-over 73 on days two, three and four respectively.

“This is not my best, but still better than my previous performance where I missed cut” speaking of the Estrella Damm Ladies Open held in Spain, at Club de Golf Terramar, southwest of Barcelona.

“I am very confident of what lies ahead. I’d keep improving” the elated Nigeria female professional golfer told 9jagolf.com.ng.

Anna Nordqvis was the 2022 Big Green Egg Open champion, after a final round score of 72 saw the Swede take a one-shot victory in The Netherlands on Sunday.

The three-time Major champion currently preparing for next week’s Amundi Evian Championship, had a blast in the perfect way at Rosendaelsche Golf Club, with the win her first individual title on the Ladies European Tour outside of the Majors.

Having gone into the final round with a slender one shot advantage, Nordqvist had to fend off the challenge from a number of players throughout the day to get her hands on the trophy.

Nordqvist shot rounds of 72, 70, 67 and 72 to finish 7-under par overall.

“It feels really good, I’m proud. It was a bit of a battle out there today, I played really well in the beginning then lost focus and rhythm around the turn. But I’m proud of myself for fighting through the week,” she said.
“The beginning of this week was a bit of a struggle, then I played so well yesterday in a bit of a breeze, I’ve done a lot of good things this week and it’s nice to be back competing again.”  Nordqvist told the media after the tournament.

leaderboard credit: Ladieseuropeantour.com

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