Nasa Hataoka of Japan wins the Marathon LPGA Classic, the final round being suspended due to inclement weather at 09:40, and did not resume at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Ohio. Nasa was declared the winner based on her 54 hole score of -19.
Nasa had a six shot lead at the end of the third round, the tournament being reduced to three rounds it was a comfortable victory;
“Knowing everybody is working really, really hard to try to get this to a 72-hole tournament.”
“I wish it would’ve been able to do it, but with this weather it was really hard.”
“I’m happy to be able to win.”
Elizabeth Szokol and Mina Harigae, both from the USA, tied for second place with -13, both ladies earning the best finishes of their LPGA Tour careers to date.