Charlotte Thomas made her LPGA Tour debut in February. Bonds of Hope Founders Cup final leaderboard-22 JY Ko (Kor); -21 J Korda (US), N Korda (US), C Ciganda (Spa), Y Liu (Chn); -19 S Feng (Chn), C Thomas (Eng) Other selected: -14 B Law (Eng); -12 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng); -10 S Meadow (Eng); -9 G Hall (Eng); -5 G Dryburgh (Sco)
English rookie Charlotte Thomas finished sixth out of 19 substandard in her first LPGA event in the United States, the Founders Cup in Arizona.
The 26-year-old showed seven birds and one bogey in a six-under-66 on the last day in Phoenix.
Jin Young Ko from South Korea hit a bogey-free final round to win the tournament with one shot.
"I am very happy to have received a top 10 in my first LPGA event stateside." Thank you for all the statements of support, "said Thomas.
The 26-year-old from Guildford, played in her third LPGA Tour event, the season started well and finished in February at Vic Open in Australia Young Ko, 23, finished 22 under after birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th saw her rivals jump to climb three places on the leaderboard after a seven-under-65-year-old.
Night leader Yu Liu of China hit a bogey on the 18th to leave her bond for the second on 21 under alongside the American sisters Jessica and Nelly Korda, and the Spanish Carlota Ciganda at Wildfire Golf Club.