Event of the Day: Women’s PGA Championship Day 1

Thursday 20th June 2019

Our event of the day is Day 1 of the Women’s PGA Championship hosted this year at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. The four-day event will see the greatest female golfers battle it out for the prestigious major title, with the winner’s cheque totaling $577,500. Such is the immense strength of this year’s field that 99 of the world’s top 100 players will partake in the week’s festivities as one of the biggest events in the golfing calendar gets underway.  Before a tee shot has been struck, Lexi Thompson is the slight favourite to go all the way and lift the title on Sunday evening. The American sits second in the Rolex world rankings right now and has displayed impressive form of late. At the recent U. S. Women’s Open, Thompson ended up joint 2nd in the standings after finishing with an impressive score of four under par. The 24-year-old already has one major to her name in the form of the ANA...

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