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Leth-Nissen and Rhodes fare well at County Down

PING Junior Solheim Cup hopefuls Amalie Leth-Nissen of Denmark and England’s Euphemie Rhodes were the biggest beneficiaries of the 116th Women’s Amateur Championship at Royal County Down in Northern Ireland last weekend.

Each earned 15 points from their combined stroke play and match play performance after losing in the quarter-finals – the highest of all the European under-18s attempting to qualify for the PING Junior Solheim Cup at Gleneagles in September.

England’s Charlotte Heath finished tied seventh in the stroke play to move up to 21st in the qualification rankings.

The top six in the rankings remains unchanged following the sixth of ten counting events. The next one is this week, the ANNIKA Invitational Europe at Vasatorp GK, Sweden.

After the final qualifying event, the Girls’ British Open Championship in August, the top six players automatically make the team and the remaining six are picked by captain Mickey Walker.

Click here for the full results from the Womens Amateur Championship.

Euphemie Rhodes, England

Top photo: Amelie Leth-Nissen, Denmark

Photo: R&A

European Ranking following the Womens Amateur Championship, Northern Ireland, June 11-15.

Po. Name Country New Total
1 Lucie Malchirand France 196.67
2 Pia Babnik Slovenia 110.00
3 Caterina Don Italy 108.67
4 Kerttu Hiltunen Finland 102.14
5 Benedetta Moresco Italy 91.43
6 Emilie Alba Paltrinieri Italy 81.31
7 Amalie Leth-Nissen Denmark 73.43
8 Alizée Vidal France 60.00
9 Elena Moosman Switzerland 56.67
10 Alessia Nobilio Italy 56.43
11 Lydia Volkmer Germany 55.00
12 Lilas Pintheir France 45.57
13 Rebecca Becht Belgium 40.00
14 Carolina Melgrati Italy 38.81
15 Paula Kirner Germany 38.10
T16 Euphemie Rhodes England 37.14
T16 Virginia Bossi Italy 37.14
18 Hannah Darling Scotland 36.67
19 Lily May Humphreys England 33.81
20 Adela Cernousek France 31.67
21 Charlotte Heath England 30.31
22 Patricia Garre Munoz Spain 22.00
T23 Nataliya Guseva Russia 20.00
T23 Ellie Gower England 20.00
T23 Paula Schulz-Hansen Germany 20.00
T26 Viktoria Hund Germany 17.14
T26 Rosie Belsham England 17.14
T26 Clémence Martin France 17.14
29 Sophie Witt Germany 17.00
30 Anne Normann Denmark 16.31
31 Lois Lau France 15.71
T32 Ana Amalia Pina Ortega Spain 15.00
T32 Jessica Baker England 15.00
34 Carlota Palacios Peral Spain 13.57
35 Marina Escobar Domingo Spain 11.31
T36 Isabella Holpfer Austria 10.00
T36 Natalia Aseguinolaza Martin Spain 10.00
T36 Megan Ashley Scotland 10.00
T36 Carys Worby Wales 10.00
T36 Patience Rhodes England 10.00
41 Ester Fägersten Sweden 9.17
42 Carla Tejedo Spain 8.81
T43 Alice Thomas Wales 7.50
T43 Louisa Carlbom Sweden 7.50
T45 Emily Krause Germany 7.14
T45 Nina Lang Germany 7.14
T47 Valentina Albertazzi Italy 5.00
T47 Anna Foster Irleand 5.00
T47 Aine Donegan Ireland 5.00
T47 Maria Vittoria Corbi Italy 5.00
T47 Mathilde Delavallade France 5.00
T47 Thalia Kirby England 5.00
T47 Cameron Neilson Scotland 5.00
T47 Evanna Hynd Scotland 5.00
T47 Harriet Barker Scotland 5.00
T47 Chiara Noja Germany 5.00
T47 Eilidh Henderson Scotland 5.00
T47 Ada Huhtala Finland 5.00
T47 Julie Kerrigan England 5.00
T47 Lily Huerlimann Switzerland 5.00
61 Lauren Holmey Netherlands 4.17
T62 Ainhoa Gurrutxaga Gutierrez Spain 2.14
T62 Marta Lopez Echevarria Spain 2.14

For more information about the PING Junior Solheim Cup and The Solheim Cup, www.solheimcup2019.com

Source: Ladies Eurpean Tour