Lydia Hall's is still just three shots off the lead going into third round in Cape Town. Pic: Tristan Jones.

Sau Near, So Far For Lydia Hall As Tour Win Hopes Dashed

By Gareth James

Lydia Hall saw her hopes of winning the inaugural £1million LET Saudi Ladies International title dashed on the final day.

The 32-year-old slipped from joint leadership to a share of sixth spot after a final round 76.

Hall’s four over par score saw her finish on -6 four shots off the lead shared by fellow overnight leader Emily Pedersen and Georgia Hall.

Denmark’s Pedersen won on at a play-off to take the title in the first professional ladies tournament held in the desert kingdom.

Amy Boulden tied on +5 with fellow Welsh player Becky Morgan.


Hall slipped off the lead in the early holes at the par 72 course at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club at the Red Sea coast near Jeddah,

The Bridgend player pocketed nearly £23,000 for her tied sixth spot.

Abergavenny’s Becky Morgan  and St Aspah’s Amy Boulden were tied on +5 after final rounds of 71 and 75 respectively.

Wrexham’s Chloe Williams was one shot back in 45th after carded a 72.



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