Hannah Green is Australia’s newest major champion after winning Women’s PGA Championship

Australia has a new women’s golf major champion for the first time in 17 years after Hannah Green won her first major (and LPGA tournament) this morning.

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Green took out the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship by a single stroke from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park who put some pressure on with a 4-under par final round including a birdie at the last.

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Hannah Green on the brink of glory at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

West Australian Hannah Green is just one round away from fulfilling a lifelong dream of becoming just the third Australian woman to win a major championship, and the first since her good friend and mentor Karrie Webb won the ANA Inspiration back in 2006.

Media release courtesy of ALPG

Green fired a third round 70 at Hazeltine National Golf Club today, and will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship tomorrow over Thai star, former world number 1 Ariya Jutanagarn.

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