Date: August 22, 2012
Author: Hamish Jones / Golf Australia

Artis clinches Women’s British Open spot

GA Rookie Squad member Rebecca Artis has qualified for the RICOH Women&aposs British Open at Royal Liverpool from 13-16 September. Artis (nee Flood) moved up to Number 33 on the ISPS Handa Money List on the Ladies European Tour and booked her spot in th year&aposs final Major Championship following the ISPS Handa Ladies British Masters where she finished in a tie for third. It&aposs not the first time that the Coonabarabran local has tasted success around the Women&aposs British Open. As an amateur she made it through final qualifying and into the main draw for the 2009 Women&aposs British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes. Artis recorded seven Top 20 finishes in her rookie season on the Ladies European Tour in 2011. With her finish last week, Artis moved into the top 250 players on the Rolex Women&aposs World Rankings.