Thailand’s Pajaree Anannarukarn. Harry How
A marathon week ended Sunday night at the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play with Thailand’s Pajaree Anannarukarn emerging as the last woman standing, defeating Japan’s Ayaka Furue in the championship match, 3&1. All told, the 23-year-old competed in seven matches over five days at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, playing the equivalent of 116 holes.
In grabbing her second career LPGA win, Anannarukarn earned the first-place prize money payout of $225,000 from the tournament’s overall purse of $1.5 million. Here is the prize money payout for each golfer who made it out of pool play into the knockout brackets at Shadow Creek.
Pajaree Anannarukarn, $225,000
Ayaka Furue, $141,906
Linn Grant, Leona Maguire, $91,288
Carlota Ciganda, Albane Valenzuela, Celine Boutier, Lindsey Weaver-Wright, $49,723
Round of 16
Alison Lee, Cheyenne Knight, Daniela Darquea, Anna Nordqvist, Maja Stark, Angel Yin, Perrine Delacour, Sophia Schubert, $26,949