A jubilant Jess Korda, USA, wins the Honda LPGA Thailand at Siam Country Club, her first victory since 2015.
Jess won the Honda LPGA Thailand title with a final round -5 under par 67, posting a winning total of -25 under par;
“I can’t believe it, today was such a blur, I was just trying to make birdies.”
“I tried to relax, but I was nervous.”
“This was my first event my rookie year. I played really, really well this week.”
“It’s incredible, this is my fifth title. Every single one is so special, but this one, this one is really, really cool.”
“Coming in after surgery I didn’t know what to expect. I didn’t know how I was going to be received.”
Lexi Thompson, USA, shot a last round -8 under 64 to finish tied second with Moriya Jutanugarn from Thailand, both at -21 under par for the tournament.
Lexi will now move up to #2 in the World Rankings, Shanshan Feng, China, will hang on to her World #1 spot, finishing well to be T5 at -17 under par.
Lexi spoke about Jess;
“I don’t think any of us doubt how talented Jessica is.”
“I think it shows coming out after surgery and that few-month break she had how much talent she actually has.”
“She’s a player to always look out for.”
Minjee Lee, from Australia took fourth place at -18 under par with a last round -3 under 69.