Nelly Korda retains title in Taiwan after play-off

Posted by on November 03, 2019  /   Posted in golf reviews

Nelly Korda (center) celebrates with Caroline Masson (left) and Australian Minjee Lee (right) after beating them in the final of the Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA standings (N Korda wins after first play-off hole) -18 N Korda (USA) *, C Masson (Ger), M Lee (Aus); -14 SY Kim, MJ Hor (Kor), B Henderson (Can); -13 HJ Kim (Kor) Selected others: -10 C Hull (Eng); – 5 G Hall (Eng); -2 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng); +1 M Reid (Eng) Full scoreboard

The American Nelly Korda has defended her LPGA title Taiwan Swinging Skirts after a three-sided play-off.

Defending champion Korda, 21, defeated German Caroline Masson and Australian Minjee Lee after the trio ended in 18 under par.

Korda was on track for victory, but bogeys in three of her the last five holes covered her in a play-off hole, which she completed with a birdie.

England & # 39; s Charley Hull played a final round 67 to finish 11th in 10. Under

Korda, younger sister of fellow golfer Jessica, who finished in the quadruple position for 11th, claimed her maiden The victory of the LPGA Tour at the event last year.

It was the third number seven victory in the world in 2019.

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