Linn Grant shields herself from the rain at the Scandinavian Mixed, and she didn't shy away from competing with men in her nine-shot victory. Photo: Naomi Baker, Getty Images
Peter McEvoy, a former World No. 1 amateur, was 100 percent the right person with whom to discuss Linn Grant’s recent achievement in winning on the DP World Tour. Not that anyone should need any reminding, Grant is the 22-year-old Swede who finished nine ahead of Henrik Stenson and Marc Warren and 14 strokes clear of her sister players in the Scandinavian Mixed at Halmstad GC.
Though the women were playing for the same prize money as the men – Grant walked away with $360,000 – there were a few caveats. On the one hand, neither sex was allowed to pocket the other tour’s Order of Merit points, while the same applied with exemptions. In the case of the latter, Grant did not have the option of accepting a two-year exemption to play on the men’s DP World Tour any more t...
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