Amy Yang Wins Honda LPGA Thailand

Amy Yang won her third Honda LPGA Thailand title at Siam Country Club on Sunday, carding a 7-under-par 65 to reach 22-under par.

The 29-year-old Korean finished her final round with nine birdies, including a six-pack of gains in a seven-hole stretch (Nos. 4-10).

“Honestly I was a bit nervous out there starting off the round,” said Yang, a four-time LPGA Tour winner. “Just be patient, do your best. Just when nervous thinking rises, just let it go.”

A bogey-free 66 gave Australia’s Minjee Lee solo second-place on 21 under. Spain’s Carlota Ciganda fired a low-round 63, highlighted by two eagles, including a hole-out eagle-2 on the par-4 15th, to grab the bronze on 20-under par.

FINAL TOP 10

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Amy Yang -22 (-7)
2. Minjee Lee -21 (-6)
3. Carlota Ciganda -20 (-9)
4. Jenny Shin -17 (-4)
5. Eun-Hee Ji -16 (-4)
6. Brooke Henderson -15 (-4)
7. Nelly Korda -14 (-2)
8. Megan Khang -13 (-6)
9. Danielle Kang -12 (-1)
10. Cristie Kerr -11 (-3)
10. Moriya Jutanugarn -11 (-3)
10. Yu Liu -11 (E)
10. Austin Ernst -11 (+1)

WINNER’S STATS

Driving: 268.3 yards
Fairways: 38/56, 67.9%
Greens: 59/72, 81.9%
GIR/Putts: 97/1.64
Scoring: 1 Eagle, 28 Birdies, 35 Pars, 8 Bogeys

TROPHY POSE

Amy Yang Wins Honda LPGA Thailand
Amy Yang poses with the trophy after winning the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam CC Pattaya on Feb 24, 2019 in Chonburi, Thailand. Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images

QUOTABLE

“I would say 16 par-3, that big putt. I think that was a big putt to finish,” said Yang who pulled away from the three-way tie after her birdie on No. 16. Also 17 and 18 were not easy holes to finish on.”
Amy Yang, 2019 Honda LPGA Thailand Champion

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