Nelly Korda revalidates the title in the Pelican


The American golfer Nelly Korda revalidated her title in the LPGA Pelican Women’s Championship on Sunday, a tournament in which the Spanish Carlota Ciganda shone, who became the leader on this last day but was deflated in the end.

Nelly Korda, results

Korda signed a -6 on Sunday to finish the tournament with -14 in total, one stroke less than her compatriot Lexi Thompson (-13 with -4 in the third day). Ciganda closed her thirteenth participation eight strokes behind the champion with -6 in total (+2 this Sunday) after collapsing in the second half of the last day.

The Spaniard started wonderfully on Sunday, with four birdies in the first four holes that took her to the top of the tournament and dreamed of victory at the Pelican. However, in the last eleven holes she accumulated five bogeys and a double bogey against only one birdie that took her away from the title.

In this tournament played in Belleair (Florida, USA), the Mexican Gaby López finished with -9 in total (-3 on Sunday) and her compatriot María Fassi finished with -8 in total (+1 on the last day) . In addition, the Spanish Azahara Muñoz finished her participation with +1 in total (+1 this Sunday) in fifty-fifth position.

Final classification (par 70)
1. Nelly Korda (USA) 196 (66-66-64)
2. Lexi Thompson (USA) 197 (64-67-66)
3. Allisen Corpuz (United States) 199 (65-65-69)
4. Morgane Metraux (Switzerland) 201 (66-71-64)
4. Hannah Green (Australia) 201 (67-69-65)

Gaby Lopez (Mexico) 201 (65-69-67)
7. Lizette Salas (United States) 202 (65-70-67)
7. Ally Ewing (USA) 202 (68-65-69)
7. Maria Fassi (Mexico) 202 (62-69-71)
10. Matilda Castren (Finland) 203 (70-69-64)
10. Leona Maguire (Ireland) 203 (71-64-68)

Maja Stark (Sweden) 203 (68-63-72)​​
13. Carlota Ciganda (España) 204 (64-68-72)
​55. Azahara Muñoz (España) 211 (69-71-71) Nelly Korda is an American golfer, mainly active in the LPGA Tour, winner of the gold medal in the individual tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Source : tennisworldusa

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