Thitikul, 14, becomes golf’s youngest leader of veteran event

Thitikul becomes a youngest ever leader on a Ladies European Tour aged 14 years, 4 months and 19 days

Fourteen-year-old pledge Atthaya Thitikul has turn a youngest famous leader of a veteran golf debate eventuality with feat during a Ladies European Thailand Championship.

The Thai actor finished 5 underneath after a level-par 72, dual shots transparent of Ana Menendez who carded a 75.

Canada’s Brooke Henderson had hold a record, winning an eventuality on a Canadian Women’s Tour in Jun 2012 aged 14 years, 9 months and 3 days.

Thitikul, incited 14 on 20 February.

She said: “It creates me feel really happy and so unapproachable of myself. This trophy, we give to Thailand and a Thai people.”

Henderson’s record for a masculine or womanlike actor came in a 36-hole event, bettering a symbol by dual days set by New Zealand’s Lydia Ko in Jan 2012 during a New South Wales Women’s Open.

Ko hold a record on a Ladies European Tour, carrying won a 2013 New Zealand Open aged 15 years, 9 months and 17 days.

Mexican Menendez had started a final turn during Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club in Pattaya with a one-shot lead over Thitikul.

The 14-year-old non-stop with a two-under turn of 70, sharpened 71 in turn dual and a 70 in turn 3 on Saturday.

Wales’ Amy Boulden, 23, finished tied for fourth after a 73.

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