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Kelly makes sound start to Ricoh Women’s British Open

Malaysia’s Kelly Tan made a sound start in her debut at the Ricoh Women’s British Open, signing for a one-over-par 73 on a difficult day for scoring.

Kell Tan Manulife LPGA Classic 2015

“It’s just so exciting to be out here playing in the British Open and here in Scotland, the ‘Home of Golf,’ although I found the links course a bit strange compared to what I’m used to,” she said. “The tight lies and the wind make it very tricky, and I got into two pot bunkers, on five and 12, but I got up and down both times.

“I missed a few opportunities, but made a few good saves, so overall, I’m satisfied with that, and hope to go out, shoot a good score and be around for the weekend,” concluded Kelly, who is in joint 80th place just below the cutline.

From Mike Wilson at Turnberry


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