The Ladies European Tour (LET) stops overseas, in Florida, for the Aramco Team Series (May 19-21) where the Italians Virginia Elena Carta and Alessandra Fanali will compete, returning from an excellent fourth place last week at the Jabra Ladies Open in France.
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The eighth race of the season of the circuit and the second of the five Aramco-branded events of 2023 will take place on the Trump International course in West Palm Beach. This week, 108 golfers from 25 nations will compete on the field for the individual competition over the distance of 54 holes with cuts after the first 36.
For the team event, the format is the same as the previous editions and includes 36 holes with teams composed by three professionals and one amateur. Important field with 7 of the 10 best in the Race To Costa del Sol (the order of merit of the circuit).
Among all the current leader Aditi Ashok, who returns to the LET for the first time after the second place obtained at the Aramco Saudi Ladies International and after finishing in the top five twice on the LPGA Tour. Also present was the Swedish Linn Grant, winner of the Race to Costa del Sol in 2022, who will be looking to follow up on her fifth LET win at the Jabra Ladies Open last week.
The defending champion, the American Lexi Thompson and the New Zealand golfer number three in the world Lydia Ko are also favorites of the forecast. Also not to be underestimated is American six-time LPGA Tour winner Jessica Korda, sister of world No.
1 Nelly. Alessandra Fanali, in her first year on the tour, got off to a very good start with two top ten and a fourth place and today occupies the 13th position in the order of merit.
Virginia Elena Carta after a good start to the season with a ninth place in the Magical Kenya Open continued between ups and downs, the result of two placements in the average ranking and two cuts against another ninth position in the team.
The prize pool is $1,000,000. Florida is the southeasternmost state of the United States, with the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. It has hundreds of kilometers of beaches. The city of Miami is known for its Latin American cultural influences and notable art scene, as well as nightlife, especially in upscale South Beach. Orlando is famous for theme parks, such as Walt Disney World.