Nobuhle Dlamini of eSwatini came close to a top-10 finish on Sunday with a closing round of four-under-par 68 in the KPMG Women’s Irish Open at Dromoland Castle.
Dlamini had a good week with rounds of 73-67-70-68 taking her to 10-under-par for the tournament and a share of 11th place. The tournament was won in a three-way play-off by Klara Spilkova of the Czech Republic from Ursula Wikstrom of Finland and Nicole Broch Estrup of Denmark after they all finished on 14-under-par in regulation play.
Dlamini started her round with a double-bogey on the first, but she made three birdies ahead of the turn, before promptly making double on the 10th. She followed the second double-bogey with an eagle on 11, and then picked up four more birdies on her way in. She made just one more bogey, on the 17th.
One stroke behind her was Casandra Alexander in a share of 14th on nine-under-par after her closing round of one-over-par 73. Nicole Garcia had a two-under-par 70 to finish up, and she was in a share of 29th on six-under.