Golf: Uehara becomes 4th with 2 aces during U.S. LPGA debate event

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15:42 29 Aug 2016

CALGARY, Canada, Aug. 29, Kyodo

Japan’s Ayako Uehara on Sunday became a fourth golfer in U.S. LPGA debate story to measure dual holes in one in a singular contest when she aced a par-3 No. 8 during a final turn of a Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.

Uehara, who had her initial ace a day progressing on No. 11, continued to strike accurate shots on Sunday, when her 5-under 67 saw her finish during 12-under 276 for a season-high 10th during a par-72 Priddis Greens Golf Country Club.

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn won her fifth contest of a year. Her 23-under 265 left her 4 strokes transparent during a tip of a leaderboard.

Uehara had a spook on No.2, though her 150-yard second shot with a application iron on a par-4 No. 4 found a crater for an eagle. She followed it adult with dual birdies before a ace in an considerable turn that brought out a smiles.

“It incited out to be a unequivocally noted tournament,” Uehara said. “I managed to fire usually as we graphic (on No. 8) and pronounced ‘go in,’ before a cheers from a gallery told me it had.”

“I satisfied a second shot in a fourth went in also since of a cheers. we was ecstatic, and played on with a enterprise to feel even some-more of that.”

Uehara could usually conduct pars on a behind 9 holes, preventing her from finishing in a tip 9 for a initial time in dual seasons. But she is display signs of a recovery. Since unwell to make a cut during June’s Women’s PGA Championship, Uehara has finished improved any time out, finishing 36th, 25th, 19th and 11th in her 4 events preceding this one.


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