Georgia Hall's dreams come true after famous Women's British Open triumph

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HALL wrote a piece of golfing history for herself when she became only the third home golfer to win the Women's British Open since it became a major championship in 2001.

The final day turned out to be a two horse race between the pair at the back of the field, Hall and Pornanong. "Her victory is a great boost for women's golf in Britain and I hope there are many more great things to come from her".

Fittingly she did so with her father Wayne acting as her caddie, the former two-handicapper having named his daughter in honour of Nick Faldo's Masters triumph in Augusta, Georgia, in 1996.

Hall immediately pulled level with Phatlum with a birdie on the first on Sunday but was two down on her opponent by the time they had completed hole fives.

The way Hall kept her composure and kept producing the shots of her life down the stretch, there might be more to come.

With her win, she becomes the fourth Englishwoman to win the Championship and first since Karen Stupples in 2004.

Here is all you need to know about Georgia Hall including who she is, her net worth and her Women's British Open victory.

She became the first English player of either sex to win a major at Royal Lytham since Tony Jacklin won the 1969 British Open.

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Home favorite Georgia Hall (68) was in the tie for second place along with, who was leading by two strokes on 11 under when she lost her ball in a gorse bush at No. 17 and wound up with a double-bogey 6.

It was a 5-under 67 for Hall, who finished the week at 17 under.

Pornanong closed with a 70 for 15 under par with South Korea's Ryu So-yeon in third place on 13 under after a 70 that was blighted by a triple-bogey seven at the third. On the 15th, Hall could have had an eagle, but had to settle for a birdie to match Phatlum's. "I'm not allowed to show any emotion because if I show I'm happy that's not right", dad Wayne said. It was very close up until the final two holes, so I was just trying to hole the putts. 'It was my goal when I was nine - I'd say on the putting green, "this six-footer is for the British Open" and to actually have that, I'm over the moon.

"Being able to hit these shots under pressure felt so good and to have six birdies in the final round of a major isn't bad is it?"

"My long game wasn't quite on it today but my putter saved me and I'm just going to go out there and try to play every shot as it comes tomorrow". Her previous best had been in a tie for 3rd in 2015. His one-under-par 69 more than enough to clinch his ninth PGA Tour title - his first in a WGC event.

"I'm glad I finally played well around here, just in time to leave, " he said.

A birdie at No. 10 put him three shots behind, but Johnson bogeyed the last hole for a 64 and shared third with Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark.

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