Heather MacRae wins Women & # 039; s PGA Professional Championship amidst cancer fights

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Heather MacRae won the Women's PGA Professional Championship by two shots at Trentham Golf Club Women's PGA Professional Championship final leaderboard-2 H MacRae (Sco); ES Dickens (Eng), A Gray (Eng); +1 H Kavanagh (Ire), H Tottman (Eng); +3 S Walton (Eng), M Tulley (Eng), A Nicholas (Eng), J Rigby (Eng)

Heather of Scotland MacRae has the Women & # 39; s PGA Professional Championship two weeks before being scheduled for a surgery for cervical cancer.

MacRae, 35, placed the 36-hole tournament with two shots at Trentham Golf Club and finished two under par.

Topping on the 26-fold field secures her place on Britain and Ireland team for the inaugural Women's PGA Cup, which takes place in Texas in October.

And MacRae earns £ 1,000 in prize money.

English couple Suzanne Dickens and Ali Gray are on the same level, with Hazel Kavanagh from Ireland and the English Hayleigh Tottman again.

MacRae will return north next week to participate in the Northern Open of the Tartan Tour, and then the following season in Scotland, the Scottish par-three championship of Paul Lawrie the operation she hopes she will remove the cancer.

In a newspaper interview this week at the beginning of March, De Schot described the diagnosis as "completely unexpected".

"I had never felt fitter. But every time I wanted to get results it just seemed to be one thing and then something else."

"I had a scan for four weeks ago and they told me it wasn't as bad as they first thought. I had a few weeks of relief. And then I went back to Glasgow for more checks and was told, & it's not great & # 39

"I feel that I have just been on autopilot. I expect that when fingers crossed, everything done and tackled, it will hit me. But now you just have to continue living. "

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