Chella Choi defeats Ha Na Jang in playoff to take LPGA event
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) Chella Choi defeated Ha Na Jang in a one-hole playoff Sunday to win the LPGA Marathon Classic.
It was the first career victory for Choi, who has been on the LPGA Tour since 2009. Jang is in her rookie year.
Choi parred the par-5, 532-yard 18th hole at Highland Meadows Golf Club for the win while Jang settled for a bogey.
Jang was the leader after each of the first three rounds. She had a 3-under 68 in the final round with six birdies, a bogey and a double-bogey. Through the first three rounds of the tournament, Jang only had two bogeys.
After a 2-over par 73 in the first round, Choi was 16-under over the final three rounds, including a 66 on Sunday. She had five birdies in the final round.