The final round of the Women's Golf Overseas Major, the Women's PGA Championship, was held in Georgia on the 27th, and Yuka Saso, who aimed to win two consecutive overseas majors, finished 21st with a total of 3 under.
Hinako Shibuno finished in 40th place with a total of 1 over, and there is no possibility of being selected as the representative of the Tokyo Olympics based on the world ranking after the end of this tournament.
Sasao, who started the final round from 42nd place, increased his score by 5 with 1 eagle, 5 birdies and 2 bogies.
Sasao moved up to 21st place with a total of 3 unders, but did not win the second consecutive overseas major after the US Women's Open.
On the other hand, Shibuno, who started from 68th place, increased his score by 5 with 6 birdies and 1 bogey, and was in 40th place with a total of 1 over.
As a result, there is no possibility that Shibuno, who is currently in 4th place, will overtake Mone Inami, who is in 2nd place, in the representative selection of the Tokyo Olympics, where up to 2nd place in the Japanese team will be selected in the world ranking after the tournament. Did not participate in the Tokyo Olympics.
The winner was the American 22-year-old Nelly Korda, who increased her score by four to a total of 19 under, and won her first major victory and her sixth tour victory.Keywords: