Nasa Hataoka Wins LA Open

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Nasa Hataoka won the DIO Implant LA Open in a runaway, winning by 5-shots over Hannah Green. It seemed like Hataoka hit the dead center of every fairway and the win is her sixth on the LPGA Tour. During the telecast the announcers said she was working on turning her body more in her swing, and that swing thought was definitely working.

She also made a lot of putts, and this eagle putt on the 15th pretty much finished the tournament on the 15th:

https://twitter.com/LPGA/status/1518392980071084032

 

In the LPGA Golf Pool, Steve Schankula and Derek Lindeman each scored 38 points, to be the top point-earners for the week.

Points for DIO Implant LA Open

PlacePlayerPoints
1Nasa Hataoka15
2Hannah Green10
3Madelene Sagstrom9
3Minjee Lee9
3Inbee Park9
6Hye-Jin Choi6
6Sei Young Kim6
6Chella Choi6
6Haeji Kang6
10Marina Alex2
10Yealimi Noh2
10Yu Liu2
10Lilia Vu2

Here is an example of a player reacting like they think the putt is not going in. Inbee Park no doubt thinks the putt is missing to the right… :

https://twitter.com/LPGA/status/1518382005309771776

Celine Boutier also tried to hit a super flop shot from the rough, only to have her club go under the ball. I am looking for video of it and will post if I ever find it.

Here are the final round highlights from LPGA.com:

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