DORSET'S Georgia Hall is poised to begin the defence of her Ladies' European Tour order of merit crown.

Solheim Cup star Hall will open her season in the £372,000 Oates Vic Open, a tournament she won in 2016.

The £372,000 event is contested at 13th Beach Golf Links in Barwon Heads, near Melbourne.

Wimborne-based Hall is due off at 9pm tomorrow, UK time.