PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) Ariya Jutanugarn ran away with the Canadian Pacific Women's Open on Sunday at chilly Priddis Greens for her LPGA Tour-leading fifth victory of the year.
Nine days after withdrawing from the Rio Olympics because of a left knee injury, the 20-year-old Thai player made a 12-birdie putt on the final hole for a 6-under 66 and a four-stroke victory.
Bundled up in a winter jacket between shots with the temperature in the lows 50s on the overcast afternoon, the second-ranked Jutanugarn matched the tournament record for relation of 23 under set by So Yeon Ryu two years ago at London Hunt in Ontario and the mark for strokes of 265 set by Ryu and also accomplished by Lydia Ko in 2013 at par-70 Royal Mayfair in Edmonton.
South Korea's Sei Young Kim, a two-time winner this year, was second after a 65.
After a late meltdown cost of her first LPGA Tour victory in April in the major ANA Inspiration, Jutanugarn won three straight events in May. She won the Women's British Open in the event before the Olympics, and made it two in a row on the tour Sunday in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.