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Ariya surges to breakthrough

Thai teenager claims first professional title

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Thai teenager Ariya Jutanugarn yesterday followed up her win at Lalla Aicha Tour School in Morocco with her first professional title at the Lalla Meryem Cup in Agadir. 

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn overhauled Britain’s Charley Hull in the final round to claim the Lalla Meryem Cup in Agadir.

The 17-year-old rookie from Bangkok again displayed her remarkable talent when she came from a stroke behind overnight leader Charley Hull to earn a three-stroke victory with rounds of 69, 67, 67 and 67 for a 14-under-par total at the par-71 Golf de l'Ocean.

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