Nelly Korda Wins LPGA Drive On Championship in Playoff


Nelly Korda eagled the 17th and birded the 18th holes to get into a playoff with Lydia Ko, where she won on the second playoff hole to deny Ko entry to the LPGA Hall of Fame (Ko is one victory away from qualifying for the Hall). Korda and Ko finished at 11-under par, three shots clear of third place. The win is Korda’s ninth career win on the LPGA tour.

In the LPGA Golf Pool, Michael Byrne had the best week with 41 points.

Points for LPGA Drive On Championship

1Nelly Korda15
2Lydia Ko10
3Megan Khang9
4Lucy Li8
4Ayaka Furue8
6Auston Kim6
6Xiyu Lin6
8Mone Inami4
9Andrea Lee3
9Cheyenne Knight3
9Nasa Hataoka3
9Jasmine Suwannapura3

Here are the final round highlights from the LPGA’s Youtube page:

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