Swedish Golfer Linn Grant Scores Unconventional Birdie at BMW Ladies Championship in Paju, South Korea

PAJU, South Korea - During Sunday's final round of the BMW Ladies Championship in Paju, Swedish golfer Linn Grant delivered an unconventional birdie on the 17th hole.

According to a new release by Yonhap News Agency, Grant found water off the tee but managed to recover impressively, scoring a birdie after her third shot found the hole.

Grant's tee shot initially went into the water on the 249-yard, par-four 17th hole. She then took a drop and made her third shot with the same 3-wood she used off the tee. The ball hit the green and rolled approximately 16 yards before falling into the hole, completing an unusual birdie for the golfer.

The 17th hole at Seowon Hills at Seowon Valley Country Club had played at different distances during the tournament: 367 yards in the first round and 365 yards in the second. For the weekend rounds, officials moved the tee significantly closer, making the hole play at 250 yards on Saturday and 249 yards on Sunday.

The birdie contributed to Grant's final round score of five-under 67, including six birdies and one bogey. Her total score for the tournament was eight-under 280, positioning her just outside the top 20 while other contenders were still in play.

When asked by Yonhap News Agency about the feel of her third shot on the 17th hole, Grant said, "Obviously, way better than the first one. I just felt like it was a good shot. You know, my mind was that I needed to hit the green and make a putt to make par."

The tournament in Paju wasn't Grant's first experience playing in South Korea. She had previously participated in a Korean tour event in April this year. "I love coming here. It's different from home, different from where we usually play," Grant commented. "I'm always excited to come here. And obviously nice to finish on a good note with a good score."

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