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Thitikul, 14, could become youngest winner of professional event

Atthaya Thitikul
Ladies European Thailand Championship third-round leaderboard
-6 A Menendez (Mex); -5 A Thitikul (Tha); -2 A Boulden (Wal), P Sangkagaro (Tha), F Gustafsson Spang (Swe); -1 W Hillier (Aus) Level J Morrakotphan (Tha), K Lampert (Ger)
Selected others:+3 E Givens (Eng); +5 F Parker (Eng); +6 L Hall (Wal); +9 G Cowley (Eng); +10 P Pretswell (Sco), A Dimmock (Eng); +13 I Mehmet (Eng); +16 L Horsford (Eng)
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Fourteen-year-old amateur Atthaya Thitikul is in contention to become the youngest known winner of a professional golf tour event after day three of the Ladies European Thailand Championship.

The Thai player is on five under, one shot behind leader Ana Menendez of Mexico.

Canada’s Brooke Henderson holds the current record, winning an event on the Canadian Women’s Tour in June 2012 aged 14 years, ninth months and three days.

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