Laura Davies needs a top-2 finish at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters for a shot to steal the Henderson Money List crown from Lee-Anne Pace. Both players notched five victories this season on the Ladies European Tour, and just 32,000 euros stands between them. Pace can seal it with a top-5 finish – no matter what the Englishwoman does.
It’s now clear what Laura Davies must do to steal the Ladies European Tour Order of Merit title from Lee-Anne Pace. The seven-time merit champion needs one more victory like Saturday’s, in the season finale next month in Dubai.
Lee-Ann Pace is looking for a place in the record books. After Pace’s back-to-back wins in China, the South African is hoping to complete a trifecta in Asia. If she’s successful, she’ll equal the feat of Marie-Laure de Lorenzi – the only other player in Ladies European Tour history to have won three consecutive events. Lorenzi accomplished her victory streak in 1989.
Lee-Anne Pace knows this isn’t the time to tweak any part of her game. The South African regained the Ladies European Tour money-list lead Oct. 24 after her fourth victory of the season at the Sanya Ladies Open. This week she bids for win No. 5 as she tees off Friday at the €200,000 Suzhou-Taihu Ladies Open at Suzhou-Taihu International Golf Club, near Shanghai.
Lee-Anne Pace of South Africa returned to the summit of European women’s golf on Sunday after shooting a 6-under 66 to win the Sanya Ladies Open.
With Laura Davies competing at the LPGA event in Malaysia, Lee-Anne Pace can retake the top spot on the 2010 Ladies European Tour Henderson Money List this week at the inaugural Sanya Ladies Open in China.
Lee-Anne Pace brings her top game into the Austrian Ladies Open this week at Raiffeisen Golf Club Fohrenwald. On a tear, Pace of South Africa has won twice and added a runner-up finish in her last three events.
Lee-Anne Pace is on a roll. Pace of South Africa shot a 2-under 69 Sunday to secure a three-stroke victory at the Finnair Masters in Finland.
Lee-Anne Pace of South Africa, who just missed out on another Ladies European Tour victory last week with a tie for second at the Ladies Scottish Open, didn’t go home empty-handed. The 29-year-old from Mossel Bay moved to the top of the Henderson Money List.