Malixi cards 71 to open title quest in Florida

By Adrian Flores

After three runner up finishes in 2022, Rianne Malixi starts her new year strong.

She fired one one-under-par 71 in the Women’s Orlando International Amateur held at the Orange County National Golf Center & Lodge in Florida.

Malixi was steady in the outward nine, making pars for an even 36.

The 16-year-old, ICTSI-backed golfer then made three birdies against two bogey to clinch the 20th spot.

Leading the pack is Virginie Ding, who turned in a 66 built around seven birdies with a solitary bogey on the card.

Ami Gianchandani and Alice Hodge of the US tied for second place with 67s.

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