Xiyu Lin overcame Jin Younger Ko in a playoff on the Hong Kong Golf Club the previous day after a typhoon caused havoc on the Aramco Team Series event.
China’s Lin and South Korea’s Ko had been stage on 11-below-par after 36 holes earlier than the native authorities issued a “T8” alert in accordance with Typhoon Koinu and the closing two rounds had been cancelled.
The duo had been then forced to play out a playoff on Sunday morning. World No3 Ko found the water along with her 2nd shot however was as soon as kept within the hunt by world No12 Lin when she neglected a par putt – every done the hole hole with a bogey.
“It potential plenty, it’s something you don’t make hundreds times and I’m upright chuffed I obtained it executed in front of all people gazing,” stated Lin.
“Everytime you would possibly possibly additionally hang a rep in front of the area No1 [Lilia Vu] and world No3, it’s a appealing right feeling and additionally this week I obtained so worthy beef up from the native fans.
“I maintain if truth be told grateful. This means plenty to me and have to nonetheless constantly contend with a if truth be told special space in my heart.”
Dutchwoman Anne Van Dam done third on 10-below-par with Australian Stephanie Kyriacou and Spain’s Nuria Iturrioz sharing fourth on 9-below-par.
Kristyna Napoleaova’s personnel gained the Aramco Team Series event with a one-stroke victory over Team Cheenglab.
Napoleaova stated: “It was as soon as a natty vibe for the day. We upright pulled it off, it was as soon as the kind of relaxing golf direction and all issues upright labored the potential they had been supposed to.”
The Aramco Team Series will now head to Saudi Arabia for the season finale on 27 October.