Paltrinieri Clinches German Girls’ Open


Italy’s Emilie Paltrinieri won the German Girls’ Open as qualifying for the PING Junior Solheim Cup reached the halfway point.

Paltrinieri finished on 11 under par after three rounds at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in the fifth of 10 counting events for the junior version of the Solheim Cup, which will take place at Gleneagles (King’s Course) on September 10-11, 2019.

The win lifts her up to sixth place in the rankings and into the last automatic qualifying spot, with two other Italians — Caterina Don and Benedetta Moresco — also in the all-important top six. The remaining six players on the team will be selected by captain Mickey Walker after the last qualifying event finishes on August 17.

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