Anna Nordqvist was triumphant in the Bank of Hope Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club in Arizona.
Anna, from Sweden, carded a final round -4 under 68 to win the Bank of Hope Founders Cup with a -25 under par total, in front of her adopted home crowd;
” I mean, of all the wins probably of the ones that’s going to be more special. Like if it wouldn’t be for me getting an opportunity to come to Arizona State University about ten years ago, I wouldn’t be here today.”
“This truly still feels like home, even though I’m based in Florida.”
“I have so many friends and family here. They feel like family, my U.S. family. “
“You know, couldn’t think of a better place to be. I’m just so happy to be back.”
“I wasn’t even going to play a couple weeks and just ended up adding it last minute. Maybe it was meant to be.”
Three ladies were tied in second place, at -23 under par, In Gee Chun, South Korea, -6 under par 66 today, Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand, -4 under 68, and Stacy Lewis, America, -4 under 68.
Stacy could not get the putts to drop;
“Couldn’t quite get the putts to fall, they were close.”
“Hit a lot of good shots and didn’t quite get rewarded for them.”
World number one Lydia Ko finished in a tie for eighth place, a last round -4 under par 68 giving her a -20 under par total