Sandra Gal put on quite a show in front of a packed crowd Thursday at the inaugural Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft, shooting a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Rolex Rankings No. 3 Inbee Park (66) after the first round of play.
Once I became aware of her, I began referring to her as “The Elegant Sandra Gal.” At six feet tall, she models and is a striking young woman. But she was so gracious with her time and thoughtful answers in my interview, I said that I was going to have start referring to her as “The Elegant and Gracious Sandra Gal,” hence the title of this post.
German Sandra Gal, who displayed a stunning performance in the US Women’s Open 2012 and finished third on the leaderboard, has surged to the 29th position in the Women’s World Golf Rankings.
Gal has been a prominent player on the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association), and her good performance in the US Women’s Open 2012 is said to be the main reason behind her improved ranking.
An oddly quiet major Sunday called for a realignment of goals – at least for everyone not named Na Yeon Choi. That’s what happens when a player like Choi brings a diabolical Pete Dye design to its knees with a third-round, 7-under 65 and takes a six-shot lead into the final round.
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