Korean amateur Bang Choeun, who had an even-par card after five holes, limped with an 80 in a tie with Thais Tiranan Yoopan and Numa Gulyanamitta in the fifth leg of this year's LPGT
, are Custom Clubmakers, BDO, Meralco, Sharp, KZGm PLDT, Champion, Summit Mineral Water and K&G Golf.
Though the former three-time LPGT
Order of Merit winner moved up to third at 148, she lay too far behind at eight down heading to the final round of the 54-hole championship sponsored by ICTSI and organized by Pilipinas Golf Tournaments Inc.
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feat where she humbled the likes of Superal and Rodriguez at Mt.
Del Rosario, the reigning LPGT
Order of Merit queen, closed out with a 72 for an even 216 that netted her P95,000.
Ardina actually looked headed for an explosive start and the early lead but the many-time LPGT
winner blew a four-under card with bogeys on Nos.
They, however, face a formidable cast of rivals, led by the crack Thai side spearheaded by former LPGT
leg winners Wannasiri Sirisampant and Saruttaya Ngam-usawan.
Keen competition is seen in the 54-hole championship with Highlands, hosting an LPGT
event for the first time, expected to provide a different kind of challenge with its rolling fairways and sleek putting surface not to mention the hazards and the winds that come into play in most holes.
Winner of four LPGT
legs last year, Del Rosario exudes confidence as she sets out for her title-retention drive but remains wary of the opposition, including the big Thai delegation and a slew of other local aces.
10, only to drop strokes again and settled for a 35-37 card that lined her up for a second pro crown after topping LPGT
Eagle Ridge in 2016.
Kanyalak Preedasuttijit and Chatprapa Siriprakob, also of Thailand, carded identical 73s, while reigning LPGT
Order of Merit winner Pauline del Rosario groped for form coming off a successful stint in the chilly China LPGA Tour Qualifying last week.
Defending champion Pauline del Rosario toughens up the already formidable compact field led by Symetra Tour campaigners Dottie Ardina, Princess Superal and Cyna Rodriguez with the reigning LPGT
Order of Merit also coming into the 54-hole event upbeat of her chances after hurdling the China LPGA Tour qualifying also last week.
Kawinpakorn finishes strong, bags LPGT