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Sara Kouskova falls in match play at British Women’s Amateur

Posted June 14th, 2019

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Texas golfer Sara Kouskova fell to Lin Grant of Sweden in the round of 16 at the British Women’s Amateur Championship in Newcastle, Ireland on Friday.

Grant topped Kouskova 2 up after taking the lead for good on the 15th hole.

Kouskova won twice Thursday to advance to the round of 16.

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Kouskova, from Prague, Czech Republic, defeated Linda Lundqvist of Sweden by a hole to open Thursday’s action. She followed that up with a 6 and 5 win over Vanessa Knecht of Switzerland.

Kouskova finished stroke play in 30th place before moving on to match play.

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