Manon De Roey won the Aramco Team Series, a tournament of the Ladies European Tour which took place on the Thai Country Club course (par 72), in Bangkok, Thailand. The Belgian won with a total of 203 (70 67 66, -13) ahead of the Swedish Johanna Gustavsson, second with 206 (-10).
Virginia Elena Carta, the only blue in the race, finished in 26th place with a score of 215 (72 71 72, -1). She continues the good moment of form for the Milanese, a good omen a few weeks before the 26th edition of the Ladies Italian Open presented by Regione Piemonte (which will be played from 2 to 4 June at the Margara Golf Club in Fubine Monferrato).
For Manon De Roey, 30 years old born in Schilde, this is the first career success on the LET, which joins the three titles won on the LET Access. Eleventh at the end of the second round, thanks to a bogey free lap of 66 (-6) strokes, the 1991 class managed to recover and win the prize money of 71,856.75 euros out of a total of 500,000.
Manon De Roey, Aramco Team Series
The show in Bangkok was double, because in addition to the individual competition, the team tournament was also played. The team led by Australian Whitney Hillier and made up of Finland’s Krista Bakker and Thais Chonlada Chayanun and amateur Pattanan Amatanon won, with a score of 257 (128 129, -31).
In second place, three shots away with 260 (-28), the Argentine team Magdalena Simmermacher, assisted by the French Charlotte Liautier, the Swedish Isabella Deilert and the Thai amateur Sirapob Yapala. Virginia Elena Carta, together with her team formed by captain Carmen Alonso (Spain), Gabrielle Macdonald (Scotland) and amateur Kittisak Cholasueksa (Thailand), finished 23 / o with 273 (135 138, -15).
First title on the circuit for Hillier and Chayanun, while for Bakker it is a "back-to-back" victory in team events since last November she won the Aramco Team Series in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Manon De Roey (born 12 December 1991) is a professional golfer from Belgium who plays on the Ladies European Tour.