Moriya Jutanugarn, Thailand, wins her first LPGA title, the inaugural HUGEL-JTBC LA Open at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles, California.
Mo and her 1st LPGA Trophy / getty
Mo returned a final round score of -3 under par 68 to win the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open title with a -12 under par tournament total;
“Just a lot of patience out there.”
”“I just kept doing what I’m doing and it finally happened. My sister cried more than me. I can’t tell you how I feel right now.”
“I think they actually crying more than me.”
“Actually, golf gives me a lot of meaning to my life.”
“I just want to keep doing good all the time. I think that’s why I want to wake up every day and do it better and better.”
A tie for second place at -10 under, JIn Young Ko, -1 under 70 today and Inbee Park, -3 under 68, both ladies from South Korea.
It was a bitter-sweet second place for Inbee, it has elevated her to Number One in the World;
“It’s good to be back, obviously, in the No. 1 spot.”
“That really wasn’t my goal playing this year; it just came as a present.”
” So it’s great.”
“I didn’t give up until the end, but she played very solid.”