Roberta Liti once again offered an excellent performance and finished fourth with 133 (66 67, -9) strokes, her best result on the Epson Tour, in the IOA Golf Classic presented by LPT Realty, a tournament reduced from 54 to 36 holes for bad weather.
On the course of the Alaqua Country Club (par 71), in Longwood in Florida, they finished tied at the top of the ranking with 132 (-10) Jenny Coleman (67 65), the German Sophie Hausmann (67 65) and the Filipina Dottie Ardina (67 65) with the American who prevailed with a birdie on the first playoff hole.
In fifth position with 134 (-8) Allison Emrey, in sixth with 135 (-7) the Chinese Yiyi Liu and in seventh with 136 (-6) the Koreans Minji Kang and Bi Shin, the Canadian Selena Costabile and the Thai Arpichaya Yubol . Angelica Moresco won the prize, 48th with 142 (69 73, par), while Silvia Cavalleri came out, 94th with 147 (70 77, +5).
Epson Tour, results
Jenny Coleman, 30, from Rolling Hills Estates (California), is in her first title in a career that began in 2015 with passages also on the LPGA Tour, where she finished ten times in the top ten against 17 on the Epson Tour.
In the final lap, conducted in 65 (-6) by the three leaders, two holes from the end Ardina was at the top and was first reached by the winner (birdie on the 17th) and then by Hausmann (birdie on the 18th). In the playoffs Coleman made a ball approach five feet from the flag for the game-winning birdie.
She received a check for $30,000 out of a $200,000 prize pool. Roberta Liti started the season strongly with finishes between 4th and 17th in the five events she took part in. She previously signed her best performances in the Symetra Classic 2020 (fifth) and in the Casino del Sol Classic 2021 (sixth).
With the $10,774 earned she moved up to 12th place in the Race for The Card (order of merit). She finished the match with a 67 (-4) due to an eagle, four birdies and two bogeys. Angelica Moresco scored a 73 (+2) with three birdies, a bogey and two double bogeys.
The Symetra Tour, formerly known as the LPGA Futures Tour or Duramed Futures Tour, is the official development and qualifying tour of the LPGA Tour, open to both professional and amateur female players.
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