Top-ranked Australian Hannah Green handles opponent, darkness in Aussie Women's Am
Australian No.1 Hannah Green was delighted to
march off Metropolitan a winner tonight as
darkness fell on a marathon day of the Australian
The Mt Lawley ace hurried in fading light at
Metropolitan and toppled South Australian
Kristalle Blum 5&4 just when they were
considering postponing into Friday.
Four other women’s matches will wrap up from
8am tomorrow with two epic clashes effectively
on sudden-death holes.
Olivia Kline won three consecutive holes from the
15th to have her match with youngster Gabi
Ruffels all square on the 18th tee when they
Korean world No.94 Hyun-kyung Park and
Queenslander Robyn Choi called a halt to their
match when they were unable to be split through
Taiwanese ace Yu Sang Hou is all square with
Finland’s Hannele Mikkola with four to play.
Queenslander Karis Davidson has Sydney’s
Chizuru Ueda dormie 4-up when they resume on
the 15th tee.
National squad member Green was confident in
her game, saying she had played well and found
herself in a good section of the matchplay draw.
She said there was no additional pressure with
her impressive recent form and ranking.
“No, it’s nice, I suppose, but I don’t feel anything
more than normal,” she said.
“I’m just glad to be able to get a full night’ sleep
and not have to get up at 4.30am again like we
Heat, lightning and high winds brought an early
suspension to Wednesday’s strokeplay round with
half the field having to resume at 6:45am
Green didn’t start her matchplay contest until
4:35pm this afternoon.