The Danish Professional Golfer Emily Kristine Pedersen has won the first-ever golf tournament staged in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after a thrilling finish.
Pedersen said “After the eagle miss, my caddy and I decided to go for the win. It was a little right (second shot), a difficult chip and I pulled it off.”
“It’s really great to come here, and people have been so helpful and nice. It has been a great experience,” she added.
Emily Kristine Pedersen (born 7 March 1996) is a Danish professional golfer who plays on the Ladies European Tour.
She had a successful amateur career winning the 2013 International European Ladies Amateur Championship and the 2014 British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship.
Turning professional in early 2015 she had a successful first season, finishing runner-up in the Deloitte Ladies Open and the Lacoste Ladies Open de France before winning the Hero Women’s Indian Open. She was named LET Rookie of the Year for 2015.