Nasa Hataoka of Japan skyrocketed to the top of the leaderboard to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle Country Club.
19-year-old Nasa carded a final round -8 under 63 to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship trophy with a -21 under par tournament total, a marvelous six shot winning margin;
“I was focusing on my game for the entire 18 and I’m so happy to win.”
I played with Lexi and all the big names and that was big for me and winning this tournament was huge for me.”
Austin Ernst, USA finished in second place at 15-under, a last round of -5 under 65;
“It was really solid, I didn’t miss many greens, didn’t miss many fairways, and with how soft it is, you can kind of attack.”
Six ladies tied for third spot at 13-under, Lexi Thompson, -2 under 69, Minjee Lee, Australia, even par 71, Ally McDonald, -4 under 67, Brittany Altomare, -4 under 67, Ryann O’Toole, -6 under 65 and Sandra Gall from Germany with her last round -5 under 66.