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Ueda in Women’s British Open

Kyodo News

U.S. LPGA Tour regular Momoko Ueda will compete in the Women’s British Open, the final major of the season, due to her world ranking, tournament organizers said on Wednesday.

Ueda, currently ranked 31st in the world, will appear at the July 29-Aug. 1 meet at Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

World No. 2 Ai Miyazato and Mika Miyazato, both of whom finished in the top 15 at last year’s tournament, will also play along with Japan LPGA money leader Sakura Yokomine, Chie Arimura, Akane Iijima and Rui Kitada.