Sweden’s Engstrom takes Kenya Ladies Open lead


Sweden's Engstrom takes Kenya Ladies Open lead
Swedish teen Julia Engstrom at the Kenya Ladies Open. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

In Summary

  • Swedish Julia Engstrom has taken the lead after day one of Magical Kenya Ladies Open at the Vipingo Ridge PGA golf Course in Kilifi County
  • Ranked 308 in the world, the teenager overcame strong winds and a Bogey at the par 4, number 13 to finish on 67 a well deserved 5 under at the 72 par course

Swedish Julia Engstrom has taken the lead after day one of Magical Kenya Ladies Open at the Vipingo Ridge PGA golf Course in Kilifi County.

Ranked 308 in the world, the teenager overcame strong winds and a Bogey at the par 4, number 13 to finish on 67 a well deserved 5 under at the 72 par course.

She registered her intent early with a birdie on both number 3 and 4, and four more birdies in the back nine.

“I played pretty good golf, despite the wind after number 4 but I played very decent, I was good around the greens hitting good shots close to the pin and several birdies which were nice,” Engstrom told Citizen Digital.

“It’s golf anything can happen you never know when you are heading to the first tee on what you are going to do but am feeling so good about my game and I hope to start from where I left,” She added

Ranked 542 in the world Liz Young of England finished on 4 under to take the second position ahead of Esther Henseleit of Germany and Astrid Vayson De Pradenne of France tied on 3 under par.

Cheyenne Woods nice to Golfing legend Tiger Woods manage a 2 under par to finish on the fith position.

The best Kenyan placed was amateur Naomu Wafula at T76 following a 6 over par.

Magical Kenya Ladies Open – Scores for Round 1

Vipingo Ridge – Par 72 – 5th – 8th December 2019

Pos         Player Name                                     Nat.       Par         Thru

1             Julia Engstrom                                  SWE       -5           F

2             Liz Young                                           ENG       -4           F

3             Esther Henseleit                GER        -3           F

3             Astrid Vayson De Pradenne           FRA        -3           F

5             Cheyenne Woods                            USA        -2           F

6             Amy Walsh                                        AUS        -1           F

6             Johanna Gustavsson                       SWE       -1           F

6             Isabella Deilert                                 SWE       -1           F

6             Sarina Schmidt                                 GER        -1           F

6             Sarah Nilsson                                    SWE       -1           F

6             Kelsey Macdonald                           SCO        -1           F

6             Ursula Wikstrom                              FIN         -1           F

 

Round 2 Draw

6TH DECEMBER 2019 | VIPINGO RIDGE, BAOBAB COURSE

Match   Time      Tee        Name                                  Country

1             07:30     1             Maha Haddioui                MAR

                                             Maria Hernandez              ESP

2             07:41     1             Emie Peronnin                   FRA

                                             Patricia Sanz Barrio          ESP

                                             Lejan Lewthwaite             RSA

3             07:52     1             Elia Folch                            ESP

                                             Justine Dreher                   FRA

                                             Sarah Schober                   AUT

4             08:03     1             Astrid Vayson De Pradenne FRA

                                             Manon Gidali                     FRA

                                             Sian Evans                          ENG

5             08:14     1             Marta Sanz Barrio            ESP

                                             Valdis Thora Jonsdottir   ISL

                                             Gabriella Cowley              ENG

6             08:25     1             Lauren Taylor                    ENG

                                             Vani Kapoor                       IND

 Isabelle Boineau              FRA

7             08:36     1             Sophie Hausmann             GER

                                             Margaret Njoki (a)            KEN

                                             Carolin Kauffmann           GER

8             08:47     1             Rachel Drummond           ENG

                                             Sideri Vanova                    CZE

                                             Vera Shimanskaya            RUS

9             08:58     1             Laura Gonzalez Escallon BEL

                                             Tiia Koivisto                       FIN

                                             Agnes Nyakio (a)               KEN

10           07:30     10           Kelsey Macdonald            SCO

                                             Noemi Jimenez Martin    ESP

                                             Michele Thomson             SCO

11           07:41     10           Caroline Rominger           SUI

                                             Lydia Hall                            WAL

                                             Kylie Henry                         SCO

12           07:52     10           Noora Komulainen           FIN

 Laura Fuenfstueck           GER

                                             Camille Chevalier              FRA

13           08:03     10           Julia Engstrom                   SWE

                                             Camilla Lennarth              SWE

                                             Amy Boulden                     WAL

14           08:14     10           Christine Wolf                   AUT

                                             Marianne Skarpnord        NOR

                                             Meghan MacLaren           ENG

15           08:25     10           Ursula Wikstrom               FIN

                                             Naomi Wafula (a)             KEN

                                             Charlotte Thompson        ENG

16           08:36     10           Diksha Dagar                     IND

                                             Stacy Lee Bregman          RSA

 Eleanor Givens                 ENG

17           08:47     10           Linda Wessberg                SWE

                                             Sanna Nuutinen                FIN

                                             Cloe Frankish                     ENG

18           08:58     10           Mercy Nyanchama (a)     KEN

                                             Celina Yuan                        AUS

                                             Maria Palacios                  PER

19           11:50     1             Liz Young                            ENG

                                             Emilie Alonso                     FRA

20           12:01     1             Lina Boqvist                       SWE

                                             Emma Nilsson                   SWE

 Felicity Johnson               ENG

21           12:12     1             Karolin Lampert                GER

                                             Carly Booth                        SCO

                                             Becky Morgan                   WAL

22           12:23     1             Beth Allen                           USA

                                             Tonje Daffinrud NOR

 Aditi Ashok                        IND

23           12:34     1             Olivia Cowan                     GER

 Esther Henseleit               GER

                                             Cheyenne Woods             USA

24           12:45     1             Annabel Dimmock            ENG

                                             Lakareber Abe                   USA

                                             Florentyna Parker             ENG

25           12:56     1             Georgia Iziemgbe Oboh NGR

                                             Jessica Karlsson                SWE

                                             Katja Pogacar                    SLO

26           13:07     1             Sarina Schmidt (a)             GER

                                             Dulcie Sverdloff                ENG

                                             Kiran Matharu                   ENG

27           13:18     1             Sarah Nilsson                     SWE

                                             Frida Gustafsson Spang   SWE

 Elena Moosmann (a)       SUI

28           11:50     10           Bhavi Shah                         KEN

 Agathe Sauzon                 FRA

 Nobuhle Dlamini              SWZ

29           12:01     10           Gemma Dryburgh             SCO

 Rosie Davies                     ENG

 Gemma Clews                  ENG

30 12:12 10 Pasq              FIN

 Becky Kay                          AUS

31           12:23     10           Astha Madan                     IND

 Becky Brewerton             WAL

 Amy Walsh                        AUS

32           12:34     10           Charlotte Leathem           ENG

 Valentine Derrey              FRA

33           12:45     10           Hayley Davis                      ENG

 Johanna Gustavsson       SWE

 Tvesa Malik                       IND

34           12:56     10           Inci Mehmet                      ENG

 Isabella Deilert                 SWE

 Elina Nummenpaa           FIN

35           13:07     10           Luiza Altmann                    BRA

 Manon De Roey               BEL

 Leticia Ras-anderica       GER

36           13:18     10           Filippa Moork                    SWE

 Verena Gimmy (a)            GER

 Ana Menendez MEX

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