AIG Women's British Open 2022: Buhai wins it all

20th December 2022

In a thrilling showdown at the AIG Women's British Open in 2022, Ashleigh Buhai etched her name in golfing history by capturing her maiden major title.

After spectacular second and third rounds, where she carded scores of 65 and 64 respectively, Buhai stormed into the lead with a commanding five-shot advantage heading into the final round. Despite facing adversity on the difficult 14th hole, she displayed remarkable resilience to force a play-off against the formidable In Gee Chun.

In a tense four-hole battle, Buhai showcased nerves of steel to emerge victorious, securing her place in golfing lore. Her triumph marked a historic moment as only the second-ever South African winner of the AIG Women's Open, following Alison Sheard's victory in 1979, cementing Buhai's legacy as a champion and inspiring a new generation of golfers in her homeland.

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