In Deauville, the Lacoste Ladies Open de France went to Inès Laklalech, the first Moroccan to win the event.
Great premiere for a memorable 2022 edition. On the Deauville side, Inès Laklalech became the first Moroccan to win the Lacoste Ladies Open de France. “I don’t have the words, I’m a little in shock”, explains the one that dominated the weekend on the Norman green. A success obtained at the end of suspense, after a putt in the play-offs against the Englishwoman Meghan MacLaren. Thanks to this triumph, the 24-year-old player, still in her first professional year, brings Morocco her very first victory on the Ladies European Tour.
Anaïs Meyssonnier still as regular
On the tricolor side, the French women were at the rendezvous of the event. Not on the podium, but not far. Third last year, Anaïs Meyssonnier was once again able to show consistency to rank fourth. Solid in putting, she was able to make three birdies in key moments. ” I consider the end of the season rather positively “, she confides to the French Golf Federation. ” This good result has arrived, I was expecting it a bit, even if we try not to wait too long for the results. I needed this to, maybe, save my card next year. I will continue to train as I do now, and we will see how it goes. »
Céline Boutier cracks at the end
French number 1, Céline Boutier inherits sixth place in Normandy. Long in the game to retain their title, the Habs finally cracked at the end, returning a -8 card. “It’s a bit difficult to finish like that, I didn’t play that badly, but I had problems with my putter, especially to get the speed of the greens. And so it did not help me to convert my opportunities into birdies. It’s a shame, but I think it was a very good week for me.”, analyzes Céline Boutier, who wants to be positive.