Mi Hyang Lee stormed through the field with a closing 66 to land the Ladies Scottish Open at Dundonald Links.

The Korean, ranked 49 in the world, made her move on Karrie Webb with six birdies on the front nine and finished with a birdie four to finish at six under.

But Webb was two ahead of the pack after chipping in for an eagle three at the 14th. But there then followed an uncharacteristic stumble over the closing holes home as Webb looked set for a 58th win as a pro.

The Aussie three-putted 16 and then found a deep pot bunker at the next.

“I absolutely knotted my 3-wood exactly how I wanted and my caddie said it kicked into the bunker. I have no idea how it did that,” she said.

Webb then had to play out backwards, found more sand with her approach and a double bogey meant she needed an eagle to match Lee.

Her eventual birdie, for a 73, tied Mi Jung Hur who also closed with a 66.

Lee said: “It was really a surprise for me. My front nine was amazing. The first and second round, I hit it really good, but just I missed a lot of putts, so I tried to practise my putting with the wind.”

This was her third win after victories in New Zealand on the LET and the LPGA’s Mizuno Classic.

Carlota Ciganda and Cristie Kerr ended in a tie for fourth while Georgia Hall consolidated her Solheim Cup hopes no harm with a closing eagle for a back nine of 31 to slip inside the top 10.

And there was good news for Lina Boqvist, Olafia Kristinsdottir and Becky Morgan as they made it into the Women’s British Open this week. Jessica Karlsson dropped three shots in her last two holes to miss out and she will head to Final Qualifying at the Castle Course, alongside Paula Creamer and Dame Laura Davies, where there are 22 spots available.

Mark Townsend

Been watching and playing golf since the early 80s and generally still stuck in this period. Huge fan of all things Robert Rock, less so white belts. Handicap of 8, fragile mind and short game

Handicap: 8

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