Lopez wins in China for 1st LPGA title
HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) Gaby Lopez won her first LPGA Tour event with a 1-over 73 to finish one shot ahead of Ariya Jutanugarn in the Blue Bay tournament in China.
Lopez had bogeys on the last two holes at the Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Club on Saturday and almost let the title slip away. She finished at 8-under 280.
Playing in a group with Lopez, No. 1-ranked Jutanugarn had a birdie on the final hole to also finish on 73.
|Money Leaders: LPGA Tour|
|3||Sung Hyun Park||$1,466,266|
|6||Sei Young Kim||$1,324,710|
|7||So Yeon Ryu||$1,299,382|
|9||Jin Young Ko||$1,154,198|
|View Full Leaderboard|