Germany’s Esther Henseleit clinched the Skafto Open title, her maiden victory on the LET Access Series, after an exceptional five-under-par round of 64 on the Swedish course. The 20-year-old finished the tournament on –11, one shot clear of Sweden’s Lynn Carlsson who made a late charge for the Skaftö crown.
The German was in the final group with England’s Charlotte Leathem and experienced Swede Linda Wessberg; the trio all starting the day on –6. Henseleit started in perfect fashion with a birdie at the first to quickly overtake her playing partners on the day. The youngster then made a further three birdies on the front nine to reach the halfway point at –10 with some breathing space on the chasing pack.
Whilst the final group made their way round the course, Swedish pair Lynn Carlsson and Sofie Bringner were rapidly climbing the leaderboard putting significant pressure on the early leaders. Carlsson hit a majestic –5 front nine, including a stunning eagle on the Par-4 4th, lying –9 for the tournament which at that point put Carlsson at the top of the leaderboard. A one-under back nine followed leaving the Swede with the clubhouse lead at –10.
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