Iconic bunker shot on fourth extra hole clinches Women’s Open win for Ashleigh Buhai

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. Throughout golf history, there are many iconic shots that have secured major championship victories. Ashleigh Buhai now has one of them. On the fourth hole of a sudden-death playoff against In Gee Chun at the AIG Women’s Open, … Read more

Ashleigh Buhai in tears after clinching first major in play-off drama to win Women’s Open

Ashleigh Buhai claimed her first major after a dramatic play-off against South Korean world No 11 Chun In-gee. After holding her composure for so long, she burst into tears, hugging her husband David, who had been watching anxiously after he had spent the day caddying for another South Korean, Lee Jeong-eun. Buhai dedicated the win … Read more

Ashleigh Buhai becomes first woman to win a major at Muirfield, claiming AIG Women’s British Open after four playoff hol

During a practice round at Muirfield, Ashleigh Buhai pulled up a YouTube video of Ernie Els’ magnificent bunker shot on the par-3 13th from his victory 20 years ago for inspiration. One day, a young South African will do the same to Buhai after she pulled off a sensational bunker save of her own on … Read more

South African Buhai leads British Open after ‘best ever round’

South African Ashleigh Buhai took a firm grip on the Women’s British Open on Saturday with an impressive third round 64 at Muirfield to leave her dreaming of emulating childhood hero Ernie Els. On 14 under par, Buhai led by five shots from halfway leader Chun In-gee (70) and Japan’s Hinako Shibuno (66). Park In-bee … Read more

Ashleigh Buhai shoots eight birdies to take big lead into final round of Women’s Open

Ashleigh Buhai carded a brilliant seven under par to seize control of the AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield after three rounds. Few may have predicted her charge but, with a five shot lead, even the biggest doubter would be hard pressed to look past the South African 33-year-old claiming the title on Sunday. Much of … Read more