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Ayaka Furue Shoots Course Record To Claim Maiden LPGA Tour Title

golfmonthly.com -- Aug 01
On a calmer day at the Trust Golf Women's Scottish Open, it was Japan's Ayaka Furue who constructed a relentless display over Dundonald Links, as the 22-year-old carded 10 birdies and eight pars in an unbelievable performance.

The score of 62 was a new course record at the Scottish layout, with Furue coming from four shots back to claim a comfortable three shot victory and her first LPGA Tour title as players now move to Muirfield and the AIG Women's Open.

Beginning four shots back of overnight leaders Celine Boutier and Lydia Ko, you may have been forgiven for thinking that it was going to be a shootout between two of the game's biggest stars.

A third of the way through the final round and it was still Boutier who led. However, her nearest rival was no longer Ko, but Furue, who was just beginning an epic run of birdies that started at the sixth and finished at the 11th. ...continue reading

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