Ko gets 13th straight round in 60s, leads by 4 at Founders
That might be all it takes to win the Founders Cup, too. Saturday was her 13th consecutive round in the 60s, one off the LPGA record Sorenstam set during a four-tournament stretch in 2005, when she had 10 wins and was halfway to the calendar Grand Slam. Ko was at 13-under 200 as she tries to match Nelly Korda as the only three-time winners on the LPGA Tour this season. After a week off, the LPGA Tour plays its lone Asia event in the fall in South Korea. Sorenstam had three victories in her four-tournament run where she set the record with 14 straight rounds in the 60s.wftv.com
Hataoka declared winner as rain-soaked LPGA cut to 54 holes.
Nasa Hataoka of Japan was declared the winner of the Marathon LPGA Classic when the final round Sunday was washed out by relentless, heavy rain. Hataoka had a six-shot lead over Elizabeth Szokol and Mina Harigae. The final round began at 7 a.m. with hopes of beating the rain.news.yahoo.com
Hataoka keeps Marathon LPGA Classic with late birdie burst
LPGA Tour Golf Nasa Hataoka hits out of a trap on the No. 17 hole during the second round the LPGA Marathon Classic golf tournament Friday, July 9, 2021, at Highland Meadows in Sylvania , Ohio. (Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP) (Jeremy Wadsworth)SYLVANIA, Ohio — (AP) — Nasa Hataoka needed another birdie streak to hang onto the lead Friday in the Marathon LPGA Classic. Hataoka had a 12-under 130 total at Highland Meadows. “Putting myself in contention for the weekend, it feels really, really good.wftv.com