Valentine Derrey earned her first professional win June 17 at the Futures Tour's Tate & Lyle Players Championship.
Valentine Derrey won the Tate & Lyle Players Championship on June 17 for her first LPGA Futures Tour victory. Derrey, of Paris, France, shot 16-under 272 at Hickory Point Golf Club in Decatur, Ill., for her first professional win.
Derrey, 24, ended the week by dropping a 9-foot putt for birdie at No. 18. It capped a final-round 68, Derrey’s fourth score in the 60s for the week.
“It’s a great accomplishment because this is my first win as a professional,” Derrey said after the final round. “I was more stressed out yesterday, but today, I just had to ...
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