Chun In-generally around resuscitated just in the wake of losing her once-sizeable lead, conquering an interloper filled front nine, to overwhelm the opposition for the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson influenced with her putter.
Chun shot a three-a greater number of than 75 for the second successive day at Congressional, yet that was sufficient to wind up as the champ for her third basic title by a stroke over Thompson and Minjee Lee. Chun, straightforwardly following driving by six at the resistance’s midpoint, lost a three-shot advantage in the hidden three openings of the last round. Thompson was two strokes before her after the front nine, however her putting issues were simply starting.
The 27-year-old Floridian destroyed a standard putt from a couple of feet on the fourteenth, yet a birdie on 15 reestablished her lead to two. Then, she missed the standard five sixteenth while Chun made birdie, leaving the two players got together with two openings remaining.
Thompson three-putted for intruder on 17, and after a significant method from the unwanted on 18, her birdie putt wasn’t hit unequivocally enough.
Chun’s methodology on the standard four eighteenth evaded past the opening and essentially off the rear of the green, yet she putted to inside around five feet and sank her standard endeavor to win the resistance.
Chun, a 27-year-old from South Korea, drove by seven strokes resulting to completing her most paramount round in a shockingly significant time-frame on Thursday. The lead was down to five around the consummation of that day – right now equalling the best 18-opening benefit all through the entire presence of ladies’ majors.
She was six strokes ahead at the midpoint and had a three-stroke advantage coming into Sunday. She completed at five-under 283.
Chun won her by and large significant major at the US Women’s Open in 2015 and added the Evian Championship in France the next year.