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The 120th Women’s Amateur Championship will feature three of the world’s top ten, as the new rankings leader is set to front a strong field for the historic event.

Ingrid Lindblad is the highest-ranked of the 144 players competing at Prince’s between June 13-18, while the Swede is one of 12 inside the top 50 who will play on the Kent coast.

The 23-year-old took the top spot from Rose Zhang following the updated Women’s Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR).

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She said: “I’m excited to be back playing The Women’s Amateur. I’ve been hitting the ball well lately, so I’m ready to go play.

“I’ve had a great experience in the last few years of this championship and I’m looking forward to another one.

“It’s a long week, so it’s important to be rested for the match play. I feel like my links experience from both The Women’s Amateur and the European Team Championship will put me in a good
position for this year.”

The world’s best female amateurs will take part in 36 holes of stroke play across the opening two days before the remaining 64 players and ties will battle it out in match play.

One of the leading championships in women’s amateur golf, the event will make its first appearance at Prince’s.

The former Open venue, which has co-hosted the Amateur Championship twice, will host the longstanding women’s championship over its Shore and Dunes loops.

The third-ranked player, Spain’s Cayetana Fernandez Garcia-Poggio, and Scotland’s Hannah Darling ranked ninth, help mark a star-studded championship.

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The winner gains entry to the AIG Women’s Open, US Women’s Open, and The Amundi Evian Championship, and will earn an invitation to compete at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur.

Spectators are welcome to attend the championship, with tickets available to purchase here. Adult tickets are available from £10, with a four-day ticket just £25.

The R&A’s ‘Kids go Free’ programme means children under-16-years-old can go free when accompanied by a paying adult. Half-price youth tickets are also available for 16-24-year-olds.

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John Turnbull A graduate of the University of Stirling, John joined the bunkered team in 2023 as a Content Producer, with a responsibility for covering all breaking news, tour news, grassroots content and much more besides. A keen golfer, he plays the majority of his golf at Falkirk Golf Club. Top of his 'bucket list' is a round of Pebble Beach... ideally in the company of Gareth Bale.

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