Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand, beat In Gee Chun, South Korea, and Nasa Hataoka, Japan, in a play-off for the Kingsmill Championship trophy, after 54 holes at the River Course.
Ariya, -5 under 66 today, In Gee, -3 under 68 and Nasa, -4 under par 67 all tied at the top of the Kingsmill Championship leaderboard with -14 under par totals from their 54 holes.
Ariya and Nasa made birdie at the 1st extra hole, #18 to eliminate In Gee.
Ariya then birdied the 2nd extra hole, the 18th again, to claim victory, and said Nasa would soon win herself;
“Actually, I feel it, I was just really excited about that.”
“I did not feel that much pressure because I did a great job today.”
“So whatever, I’m going to win or lose, I’m very proud of that.”
“I know Nasa is great, she has a lot of talent, I know she will win soon.”
Nasa played the 54 rain-soaked holes bogey free;
“The approach shots were really good this week, I can’t believe I played in a playoff at such an early stage in my career.”
“I’m just going to try to keep going for the rest of the year.”