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  • Writer's picturePiers Manktelow

What a week of golf! Discover whats been happening from around the world.

Unless you have been living under a rock you will have seen Tiger Woods make his much anticipated return to competitive golf and Ricky Fowler storming to victory. However there were much more exiting things happening around the world!

In Japan there was a meeting of different nations as 4 teams competed for the Queens cup. The Korean LPGA were the defending champions and battled it out against the Japanese LPGA, the Australian LPG and the Ladies European Tour. The KLPGA were on form as the week before they had beaten their Korean compatriots on the LPGA.

The LPGA of Japan came out on top defeating the KLPGA in the final with the Australian LPG defeating the LET in the 3rd/4th playoff.

In America it was the final of the LPGA Q School and all the women were battling it out for 20 spots for the 2018 season. There were a number of firsts with Tiffany Chan coming 2nd and becoming the first player from Hong Kong to play on the LPGA. Also Maria Torres won a 3 player playoff for the final position becoming the first player from Puerto Rico to earn a tour card. She birdied the 2nd playoff hole to win. The biggest move of the day came from Kassidy Teare as she birdied 5 holes in a row on the back 9 to move from 34th position to tied 10th. Winning the event was Japan's Nasa Hataoka who beat Tiffany Chan by 1 shot. From our previous post highlighting the British women taking place , Georgia Hall and Gemma Dryburg both earned their cards. Hall who opened up with a 77 fought back bravely to finish on -6 while Scottish Dryburh stayed in contention all week and forced her way into the top 20 in the final round. Click here to see all the women who earned their cards. There were 12 different nations in the top 20.

Georgia Hall

Gemma Dryburg

The LPGA of Japan had their Q school final as well. Megumi Takahashi won, finishing on -8. Australia's Karen Davidson also earned her card.

Megumi Takahashi

If you thought that was your lot for the year you could not be further from the truth!

This weekend sees the end to the LET season in Dubai with the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic. . Catch all the updates on our Instagram and Twitter pages from Wednesday. Also there is the last pre-qualifer to qualify for the final Q school event on the LET tour.

Last years winner of the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic, world number 1 Shanshan Feng.

#QueensCup #TiffanyChan #NnasaHataoka #KassidyTeare #GeorgiaHall #GemmaDryburgh

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