Georgia Hall secures LPGA Tour card for 2018

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After a disappointing opening round, Hall finished T-7th in the final stage of LPGA Qualifying School

England’s Georgia Hall has gained her LPGA Tour card for 2018 after finishing T-7th at Q-school.

The 21-year-old Bournemouth player finished 6-under par after yesterday’s final round at LPGA International in Florida.

The Solheim Cup star scored 77 in the first round of the final stage, but she fought back with rounds of 69,67,69 and finally 72.

Hall said: “This has definitely been one of the top three highlights of the season. Getting an LPGA tour card means a lot for next year, I didn’t want to not get it and play in hardly anything again. I want to see what it’s really like on the LPGA. Since I’ve turned pro, this has been my goal.”

Speaking about her opening round she said: “That was the worst round I played all year. I watched the video after the round and my swing was completely off but I’m back to normal now.”

Many other players were quick to offer their congratulations on Twitter.

Hall has had an extremely successful year on the Ladies European Tour. After seven top-10 finishes out of nine starts she has risen to No.41 in the world according to the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings.

She turned professional just three years ago, and played for Team Europe alongside Anna Nordqvist and Charley Hull in this year’s Solheim Cup in Iowa.

Also joining the LPGA rookie class for 2018 is Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh, Spain’s Luna Sobron and France’s Celine Herbin.

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