Humphreys, Macdonald, Pegova, Goodall, Bringner and Tukiainen secure Ladies European Tour cards for 2022
England’s Lily May Humphreys capped off an impressive first year as a professional by securing top spot in the LET Access Series Order of Merit and Rookie of the Year standings.
The 19-year-old turned professional at the beginning of June and weeks later clinched her first win as a professional on her first LETAS start at the Golf Flanders LETAS Trophy.
From there Humphreys, who was a member of Team Europe at the 2019 PING Junior Solheim Cup, went on to demonstrate her consistency on Tour.
Eighth place at the Santander Golf Tour Zaragoza added another top-10 result before the English star finished in second place at three consecutive tournaments in Sweden – the Anna Nordqvist Vasteras Open By SmartProvider, the Allerum Open and the PGA Championship By Trelleborgs Kommun.
Third place at the Flumserberg Ladies Open and a share of fifth at the Terre Blanche Ladies Open ensured Humphreys had seven top-10 finishes on LETAS in 2021.
Fantastic achievement for Humphreys in her first professional year
Following the conclusion of the Santander Golf Tour Barcelona, the teenager claimed first place in the Order of Merit and in the race for Rookie of the Year with 2,032.00 points to her name and sealed her LET card for 2022.
“I’m so happy to have won Order of Merit and Rookie of the Year titles. The last two tournaments have been particularly tough courses, but I’m pleased to get over the line.
“It has been an amazing first year as a professional and one I will never forget. I have made and met so many friends on Tour, it’s been such a memorable and lovely experience.
“LETAS has helped me prepare for the LET next year so much. All the girls that have got their cards this year have done so well, and it shows that there is such good competition.”
The top six in the Order of Merit clinched their LET cards for next season with four winners from the 2021 LETAS season.
Macdonald in second place
Scotland’s Gabrielle Macdonald – the winner of the 2021 Allerum Open and Lavaux Ladies Open – finished second in the standings with 1,996.18 points.
Russia’s Nina Pegova – the Flumserberg Ladies Open champion – finished third with 1,732.75 points while Santander Golf Tour Zaragoza winner England’s Rachael Goodall was fourth with 1,375.13 points.
Sweden’s Sofie Bringer, who won on home soil at the Swedish Matchplay Championship, finished fifth with 1,294.83 points.
And Finland’s Emilia Tukiainen, who turned professional earlier this year, has had six top-10 finishes on LETAS in 2021 and claimed sixth place in the standings with 934.57 points.
Find the full 2021 LETAS Order of Merit standings here.