The Ladies European Tour resumes its journey from France, after almost two months of hiatus, with the Jabra Ladies Open (May 11-13, 54 holes) on the course of the Evian Resort Golf Club in Evian-les.Bains, where they will starting tees Virginia Elena Carta, Alessandra Fanali and Clara Manzalini.
Attention is drawn to the Swedish Linn Grant, 23 years old from Helsingborg, number one on the 2022 circuit, the year in which she achieved six successes, four on the LET and two on the Sunshine Ladies Tour, for a palmarès which also includes a victory on the LET Access (2021 ) and two on the Nordic Golf Tour (2020).
In the forecasts of the eve she is the most popular, but among the 132 competitors there are several able to have their say. We recall, among others, the South African Lee-Anne Pace, the English Lily May Humphreys, her in March the Jobburg Ladies Open, Meghan MacLaren and Liz Young, the Swedish Johanna Gustavsson, the Spanish Ana Pelaez Trivino, the Czechs Klara Davidson Spilkova and Sara Kouskova, the latter at the top in the 2022 order of merit of LET Access, the German Chiara Noja, second, and the Slovenian Pia Babnik.
The Finnish Tiia Koivisto, 29, from Mantsala at the 69th race on the circuit who is not going through a good moment, with five cuts suffered in six races, apart from third place with a team in an Aramco event, defends the only title conquered so far.
Virginia Elena Carta started the season with a ninth place in the Magical Kenya Open and then continued in an ups and downs with two placings in the average ranking and two cuts against another ninth place in the team. Alessandra Fanali, in her first year on the tour, got off on the right foot finishing twice in seventh position and cashing in good standings in the other two races as well.
Clara Manzalini is in her second presence after the 20th place in Kenya. The jackpot is 300,000 euros of which 45,000 will reward the winner. The Ladies European Tour is a professional women’s golf tour founded in 1978. Based at Buckinghamshire Go lf Club, near London, it is dedicated mainly to European female players with tournaments taking place on five different continents. The first edition of the tournament dates back to 1979.