2018 Hitachi Ladies Classic: Sangchan fires victory to open TLPGA’s season

On January 12 to 14 at Taoyuan City, Taiwan – Taiwan Ladies Professional Golf Association begins its 2018 season at  Orient Golf and Country Club.


Chang Ya Chun lead at the beginning of the last round. Supamas Sangchan was after the Taiwanese amateur by 2 strokes. Respectively, Tseng Yani followed with a stroke after. At the end, Sangchan collected two under-par 70 to change the game and won.

Sangchan struggled by shot 2 bogies but she covered it with 5 birdies from hole 8, 12,13,14, and 16. Earning the champion title and about 2.7 million THB.

Meanwhile, Tseng tied at third with 3 players including Saranporn Langkulgasettrin by scoring three under-par 213.

This is the sixth victory by Thai ladies in decade time. By Pornanong Phatlum acheived 4 from 2011, 2013 to 2015. By 2016, Kanphanitnan Muangkhumsakul stop her compatriot’s record.