Catriona Matthew misses fairways but notches a home win at the 2009 Ricoh Women's British Open

Anyone looking back at the final scores of the 2009 Ricoh Women's British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's will almost certainly come to the wrong conclusion that this was a comfortable three-shot win for Catriona Matthew. It was anything but as the seemingly imperturbable Scot struggled to hit a fairway throughout the final round and was only rescued by some superb recovery shots and a bunch of astonishing long putts.

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Catriona Matthew - Ricoh Women's British Open

Catriona Matthew rallied to maintain her lead and clinch the 2009 Ricoh Women's British Open, her first major championship.

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