Posted on May 29, 2023 in News.
Pajaree Anannarukarn wins Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play
After three group matches, then four knockout rounds, it was finally Pajaree Anannarukarn (THA) who won the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play presented by MGM Rewards. She won 3&1 in the final against the Japanese player Ayaka Furue. Céline Boutier and Perrine Delacour both came out of the group stages and reached the quarter-finals and eighth-finals respectively.
The LPGA Tour was played this week in match-play at the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play presented by MGM Rewards. After a tight final against Ayaka Furue (JAP), it is finally the Thai player Pajaree Anannarukarn who takes the final victory, with a score of 3&1. The two players engaged in a merciless duel but it was finally Anannarukarn who escaped on the last holes of the match.
- LPGA (@LPGA) May 29, 2023
This is the first victory on the LPGA Tour for this 23-year-old Thai player who was previously ranked 97th player in the world. The young player from Thailand created a surprise as she won the final against a player from the top 20 in the world.
Perrine Delacour's adventure ended in the round of 5 against the Irish Leona Maguire. Delacour lost 3&XNUMX to Maguire who went on to the semi-finals.
Céline Boutier was eliminated at the next stage, in the quarter-finals, against the future finalist Ayaka Furue. The French number 1 lost 2&1, despite having led a good part of the match.
Despite everything, it remains a good week for our tricolors who are scoring precious points for the Race to CME Globe and for the world ranking.
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