Atthaya Thitikul Wins JTBC Classic in Playoff


Atthaya Thitikul won the JTBC Classic  after a two-hole playoff with Nanna Koerstz Madsen. Thitikul shot a final-round 8-under par, and then had to wait over an hour to see if it would be enough to force a playoff.  Madsen three-putted the final hole of regulation to fall back into a tie with Thitikul, who won with a bogey on the second playoff hole. They had finished at 16-under par for the tournament.

This was Thitikul’s first win on the LPGA, she is a rookie on the tour and is only 19 years old.

Here is the putt that Thitikul made on the 72nd hole, which turned out to be needed for force the playoff:

For the LPGA Golf Pool, Andrew Corner was the week’s top point earner with 47 pts.

Points for Honda JTBC Classic

1Attaya Thitikul15
2Nanna Koerstz Madsen10
3Na Rin An9
4Pajaree Anannarukarn8
4Maude-Aimee Leblanc8
4Jin Young Ko8
7Charley Hull5
8Inbee Park4
8Lilia Vu4
10Amy Yang2
10Stephanie Meadow2

Here are the final round highlights from

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