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Jess Baker claims Women’s Amateur – Golf Australia Magazine – The Women’s Game

The Englishwoman shone in the sun over the Norfolk links to achieve a 4&3 success against Sweden’s Louise Rydqvist, 20, in the 36-hole Final.

Having defeated in-form duo Emilie Alba Paltrinieri and Hannah Darling yesterday, Baker continued her form to come out on top from a field of 144 players representing 24 countries this week.

“It’s an amazing feeling, just incredible. I can’t believe it,” Baker said. “I’m absolutely stunned but I’m just so happy. I worked really, really hard to get here and it’s just such a satisfying feeling.”

Baker, who is member of Gosforth Park near Newcastle-upon-Tyne and attends the University of Central Florida in Orlando, became the fifth English winner of the coveted Championship in the last 13 years and celebrated with her dad, Steve, who caddied, and her mum, Louise. Having had to hole a 25-foot putt…


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