On April 20 at Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand
Parinda Phokan concludes the tournament with four under-pars 68 and won at Rancho Charnvee Resort Country Club.
“I hope I can work on it in the final so I can stay between four to five under-pars.”
– Phokan’s semi-final round interview
And she did as promised, Phokan earns the championship under 70 (67-69-68). 21 years-old hit 5 birdies today. In total, she has twelve under-pars 204, 3 strokes lower than runner-up duo: Yupaporn Kawinpakorn and Wannasiri Sirisampant. Sirisampant missed the winning title but not her Hottest Putter award at average 25.67 putts.
Today Phokan stated:
“I’m so proud that I can control in my game as I wanted. This fourth ThaiLPGA win eventually boost my confidence to compete abroad, especially LPGA. I’m heading to Volvik Championship during this upcoming May.”
“Thank you all the supports from my family, loved ones, and sponsors.”
Defending champion, Kanyalak Preedasuttijit finished solo at fourth with eight under-pars 208.
While today highlight goes to Kusuma Meechai who again shot a hole-in-one on this course. Meechai join the amateur player, Ruksiri Sitradatanisorn, at sixth with six under-pars 210. Sitradatanisorn scores five under-par in the final and push 2 first rounds amateur leader, Ham Jiye, down to tied at sixteenth.