Georgia Oboh is close to making history as she finished third in the pre-qualifying school A of the Ladies European Tour (LET) Qualifying School to qualify for the final holding in Morocco from December 16 to 20.
The Ladies European Tour (LET) Qualifying School was attended by 65 players from 38 countries.
The 17-year-old Nigerian teenage golf sensation competed at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina few weeks ago.
The LET is the premier Ladies Golf Tour covering four continents namely Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe with events in the Middle East as well. The LET Qualifying School is the gateway for female players to compete at an elite level globally.
The LET Qualifying is usually held at the end of each season to establish which players, not otherwise exempt, will gain their playing privileges on the Tour for the following season through a qualifying competition. It’s a tough school for one of female golf’s most coveted prizes, namely Membership of the LET, the voice of female golf and a place among the female golfing elite. Along the way, dreams are made and hopes shattered in equal measure.
With her performance at the weekend, Georgia Oboh has broken the ground for a whole generation of Nigerian and African lady golfers who are enthused and enthralled to herald in a new queen in their midst by qualifying through the first stage of the Qualifying School.
Georgia Oboh’s response to this amazing result has been one of excitement mixed with the feelings of part of a dream come true.
“Since I was 8, it has been my dream to play on the LET and that dream is starting to unfold this week,” she said.