News Sports: Lin Grant finished third at the Andalusia Costa del Sol Open de Espana on Sunday, but that was enough to clinch the Race to Costa del Sol title.
Grant needed a good final day of 65 (-8) to secure his third place at Malaga’s Alferini golf course where he is 17 under par.
Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall has won the Andalusia Costa del Sol Open de Espana, beating Morgan Metro in a four-hole playoff.
Ireland’s Leona Maguire, tied for first place, finished 16-4 with her 69, while England’s Alice Hewson finished tied for fifth.
in the playoffs. Hedwall and Metraux made him out in the 17th after he made three appearances in the 18th. Hedwall then shag a par 5 to win the title. “I feel great. I feel like I’ve been waiting forever for this win,” she said. “I didn’t know if I still had it in me.
“The last few weeks I’ve been hitting the driver really well and I’ve been able to take advantage of the par 5s here, make birdies, make two putts and even make a couple of eagles. It’s been a lot of fun. is. “I wasn’t sure if I had it in me yet, but I think I’ve shown that I can do it and the 2023 Solheim Cup will be a target for next season.” Grant battled Maja Stark in that tournament to determine number one on the European Women’s Tour. Grant won, and Stark finished 13-under, four strokes behind.
“This is huge for Swedish golf,” concludes Grant. “I had Carlo [Hedwall] as my role model, so it’s nice to see them win and take the moment for themselves.
“I am very relieved. I am very happy.”