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Monk Triumphs at Scottish Women’s Open, England Women Shine at European Nations

Ellie Monk & Nellie Ong

Ellie Monk secured a notable victory at the Helen Holm Scottish Women’s Open Championship, with England Women showcasing their prowess across multiple events.

Monk’s triumph, accompanied by England’s stellar performance at the European Nations Championship, marks a promising start to the season for English golfers.

Ellie Monk

Monk’s win at the Scottish Women’s Open Championship was a testament to her skill and determination, as she navigated Royal Troon’s challenging course to claim victory.

With a final score of +2, Monk’s four birdies on the last day secured her the championship title, with Nellie Ong finishing a close second, just two shots behind.

Nellie Ong
Nellie Ong

Reflecting on her win, Monk expressed her disbelief and gratitude, emphasizing the honour of triumphing on a course set to host The Open later in the year.

Despite her success, Monk remained grounded, acknowledging the need to balance golfing achievements with academic responsibilities, as she prepared for an economics exam.

The victory adds to England’s success as they also clinched the International Team title at the event, underlining the team’s strength and depth in women’s golf.

England Women’s Performance Manager Becca Hembrough praised the team’s exceptional start to the year, anticipating further success in the upcoming season.

Meanwhile, in Spain, England Women continued to shine at the European Nations Championship in Sotogrande.

European Nations Cup Players

Led by players like Amelia Wan, Isla McDonald-O’Brien, and Sophia Fullbrook, England secured a runner-up finish behind Sweden.

Wan and Fullbrook’s individual performances, finishing +4 and tied-5th, highlighted England’s competitiveness on the international stage.

The success wasn’t limited to the women’s team, as England Men delivered a commendable performance at the same championship.

Will Hopkins led the charge with an impressive -2 finish, securing a tied-3rd position overall.

Despite finishing tied-7th as a team, England Men showcased their talent and potential for future triumphs.

Overall, England’s performance across multiple tournaments underscores their status as a force to be reckoned with in the world of golf.

With promising talents like Monk, Ong, and Hopkins leading the charge, English golf looks poised for continued success in the upcoming season.