What happened at the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open?

She had to wait almost five years, but Charley Hull has her second Ladies European Tour title.

It was the perfect start to the year for Hull, who showed her class to close out the tournament in which she was the hunted from the very start.

The World No. 24, whose previous LET title came at the 2014 Lalla Meryam Cup, showed that she has the capability to cope with the pressure of leading the field as she shot a brilliant three-under 69 to secure the win with a score of 8-under par, one clear of Norwegian Marianne Skarpnord.

Charley Hull Fatima Bint Mubarak Win

And she did it in style, too. Just watch this bunker shot at 18:

And she made no mistake with the putt:

Elsewhere, European Solheim Cup Captain, Catriona Matthew finished in a tie for 18thΒ whilst defending champion, Aditi Ashok, who featured in our five LET players to watch in 2019, rallied on the final day to finish tied for 8th.

After her win, Hull said: β€œHopefully I can get a few more wins this year and I’ve been practising really hard so it shows that my hard work is paying off.”

You can hear more from her here:

Hull, who now has two LET titles to her name to complement her one LPGA Tour victory, added her own tweet, saying she is β€œbuzzing”:

What’s next?

The LPGA Tour gets underway in Florida this week with the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions from January 17-20.

Next up for the LET is the Australian Ladies Classic at Bonville Golf Resort on Australia’s east coast from February 21-24.

Joe Hughes

Tour editor covering men's golf, women's golf and anything else that involves the word golf, really. The talk is far better than the game, but the work has begun to change that.

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