Dubbed the “Smiling Cinderella” by the news in her own house nation of Japan, 20-year-old Hinako Shibuno landed with elegance and guts from the globe tennis stage along with her success into the 2019 Women’s British Open Sunday.
Shibuno quickly and effortlessly slid house a birdie putt on No. 18 to beat US Lizette Salas by one swing at Woburn club in Milton Keynes, England.
At twenty years, 8 months and 20 times, Shibuno won her first major and her first LPGA success in her very very first try at an important.
Listed here are 10 things of note to learn about the newest ladies’ British Open winner:
Hinako Shibuno celebrates after winning the AIG Women’s British Open. (Picture: Ross Kinnaird, Getty Pictures)