Nanna Koerstz Madsen wins Honda LPGA Thailand 2022 at Pattaya’s Siam Country Club

Nanna Koerstz Madsen

Pattaya, Chonburi –

Danish golfer Nanna Koerstz Madsen won Honda LPGA Thailand 2022 at Siam Country Club Old Course, Pattaya, with a birdie and an eagle in a playoff against Xiyu “Janet” Lin from China, becoming the first golfer from Denmark to win this championship.

On the last day of the tournament, March 13th, Koerstz Madsen also broke a new overall record score of 26 under, breaking Jessica Korda’s lowest record of 25 under in 2018.

Nanna Koerstz Madsen

The 27-year-old LPGA winner said: “I was a little nervous at the beginning but still could make birdies and keep the good work until the playoff. I’m proud of the results this week and eventually won the first championship in LPGA tour.”

Lin said after the playoff loss: “I didn’t win the championship but I’m proud because that’s my lowest ever shot in a tournament week. I played very well, but Nanna did better.”

Xiyu “Janet” Lin

As for Thai players, Paphangkorn “Patty” Tavatanakit was ranked T19 in the four-day tournament with 18 under while Pajaree “Meaw” Anannarukarn was scored 14 under, ranking T30.

Thidapa “Jasmine” Suwannapura and Jaravee “Wan” Boonchant were jointly ranked 33rd with 13-under-par 275.


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Nop Meechukhun
National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.