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Pedersen Wins Saudi Arabia's Inaugural Women's Golf Tournament

Emily Pedersen of Denmark beat Georgia Hall of England on the first hole of a play-off to win the inaugural Saudi Ladies International, the first professional Women's Golf Tournament in Saudi Arabia.

Pedersen had been the joint-overnight Leader of the Tournament at the royal greens Golf & country club in King Abdullah Economic City.

However, hall moved into a three-shot lead after Pedersen made a double bogey at the 12th and hall made her third birdie of the round at the 13th.

Pedersen got a shot back with a birdie at the 14th and then hall made bogey at the 16th to reduce her lead to one shot.

At the par-5 18th, a superb long approach by Pedersen set up a birdie to join hall on 10-under and Force a play-off.