World No. 1 Tseng eyes Thailand golf title – Google
World No. 1 Tseng eyes Thailand golf title
PATTAYA, Thailand — World series a single Yani Tseng will be seeking to reignite her winning strain as she defends her pretension during a Honda LPGA Thailand this week after beating in Australia.
The Taiwanese star, who won twelve titles worldwide final year as great as 7 US LPGA Tour victories, will be anticipating to repeat her 2011 win when a $ 1.5 million contest tees off upon Thursday during a Siam Country Club.
“I’ve been operative tough as great as am seeking brazen to fortifying a title,” she pronounced Wednesday. “The march is in great condition.”
Tseng endured a horrors of quadruple as great as three times bogeys in her final dual rounds in this month’s Women’s Australian Open to finish corner eighth, dual shots off a six-way feat playoff won by US teen Jessica Korda.
Tseng has been operative upon a some-more absolute swing, which might have contributed to a small of her careless drives in Melbourne.
However, she pronounced she was utterly happy with her latest swing.
“I’m not attack it any longer, though we am some-more consistent,” she said.
World series dual Suzann Pettersen will be penetrating to pounce upon any slip-ups.
The Norwegian has an substantial jot down in this event, never finishing reduce than eighth. “I adore this layout,” she pronounced during a par-72 march in a Thai review city of Pattaya. “The greens have been quick as great as true.”
Michelle Wie achieved great during final year’s contest when she accomplished runner-up to Tseng, as great as a big-hitting Hawaiian will be anticipating to go a single improved this year.
Wie has her graduation entrance up shortly as great as a win in Thailand would be a topping upon a cake.
“I’ve enjoyed a studying, though shortly we will have some-more time to combine upon golf,” she said.
Showing great early deteriorate form has been America’s Brittany Lincicome who came so tighten to winning final week’s nail-biting six-player play-off in Australia.
Also in which play-off as great as behaving in Thailand have been South Korea’s US Open hold up Ryu So-Yeon as great as fellow citizen Seo Hee-Kyung, as great as Stacy Lewis of a US as great as Julieta Granada from Paraguay.
Among alternative heading golfers approaching to be in row this week have been third-ranked Na Yeon-Choi, an additional Korean, along with a Americans Cristie Kerr as great as Paula Creamer, ranked fourth as great as fifth respectively.
Creamer has a large following in Thailand as great as will be between a favourites for a title.
“It’s my initial eventuality of a deteriorate as great as I’m a small rusty,” she said. “But a fans have been unequivocally understanding here as great as we adore it.”
Japan’s Ai Miyazato, ranked 11th in a world, won a contest dual years ago as great as after finishing great down a margin final year will be seeking to recapture her prior form.
There is additionally substantial seductiveness in Thailand over a participation of teenage expert Alexis “Lexi” Thompson who has only incited 17.
Last year, during a age of 16, she became a youngest-ever player to win upon a LPGA Tour with her delight during a Navistar Classic.
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