Again-to-back Girls European Tour (LET) wins in November for the Copenhagen native imply she has already wrapped up the 2020 Order of Benefit title with a match to spare, cementing her standing as one in every of golf’s rising stars.
“This has clearly been a wierd yr for all of us with Covid,” Pedersen, 24, instructed reporters after securing her second win in a row, at Saudi Arabia’s Royal Greens Golf & Nation Membership, north of Jeddah earlier this month, to make historical past as the primary lady to win knowledgeable golf match within the Kingdom.
“Everybody’s saying it is such a foul yr and I am right here having the very best yr ever, so it is a bit bizarre however I am simply actually pleased.”
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Previous to this season, Pedersen had just one victory to her title and that got here in October 2015, her debut season as knowledgeable.
5 years on, her fortunes have definitely modified.
Having narrowly missed out in a playoff to former world No.1 Stacey Lewis on the Girls Scottish Open in August, Pedersen cruised to a four-shot victory on the Czech Girls Open two weeks later to finish her lengthy await a Tour title.
Taking part in with the arrogance that her kind deserves, Pedersen’s efficiency within the closing phases of her closing spherical on the Saudi Girls Worldwide confirmed why she is among the in-form gamers within the ladies’s recreation.
Trailing 2018 British Open winner Georgia Corridor by three photographs with 5 holes to play, Pedersen performed some impressed golf within the closing phases, together with an outstanding second shot into the par-five 18th to arrange a birdie and pressure a playoff.
After happening to repeat the trick on the playoff gap, Pedersen was requested what was on her thoughts going into the duel with Corridor. “To win,” she mentioned with a smile.
“It is very particular,” she added of her historic victory.
“I am actually pleased that I bought to be the primary … It is a shiny future, I believe, and I imagine that I will come again right here for a few years.”
With the U.S. Ladies’s Open nonetheless to play this yr and the 2021 Solheim Cup on the horizon, Pedersen has picked the proper second to search out the type of her life.
And with over $200,000 in prize cash earned and two wins below her belt, November has been a fruitful month for the younger Dane.