The Scandinavian Mixed event is hosted by Swedish greats Stenson and Annika Sorenstam.
It has been on the men’s European Tour, which has been rebranded to the DP World Tour, 以来 1991 but was co-sanctioned with the Ladies European Tour in 2020.
今, both men and women feature in the event. Although they play off different tees, one winner is crowned, with Jonathan Caldwell winning the first edition last year.
に 2022, 78 [object Window] 78 women featured, and it was 22-year-old Grant who made history at the end of a long four days of play.
Playing with her boyfriend, Pontus, as her caddie, グリント — who came in as the women’s world No. 156 — carded 26 birdies and an eagle to ease to an admirable victory.
“I just hope that people recognize women’s golf more, sponsors go to the Ladies European Tour and, うまくいけば, this pumps up the women’s game a little bit more,” Grant told Sky Sports after.
“I didn’t see it (the lead) until the 13th green, where the screen was, and it was a little bit (of a shock). I thought maybe three or four ahead, but then when I saw eight, I was like I can actually breathe out a little bit and go on and do my thing.”