Taiwanese players tie for 5th in Japan LPGA event

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/05/22
By: Li Chin-wei and CNA intern Brook Hsiao

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) Taiwanese golfers Teresa Lu (盧曉晴) and Tsai Pei-ying (蔡佩穎)

Taiwanese golfers Teresa Lu. (File photo courtesy of Kyodo News)

Taiwanese golfers Teresa Lu. (File photo courtesy of Kyodo News)

finished in a tie for fifth at the Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open Tournament in Japan on Sunday two shots behind the winner Ai Suzuki of Japan.

Lu, Tsai and three other three Taiwanese players, Liu Yi-zhen (劉依貞), Phoebe Yao (姚宣榆) and Hsieh Yu-ling (謝瑀玲) were entered in the tournament, but Liu missed the cut.

Lu and Tsai both fired final round 69s on Sunday to finish at 7-under 209 for the tournament. They had started the day tied for 10th.

Yao entered the third round tied for 31st at 1-under for the tournament, but scored a 75 on Sunday to finish the event tied for 44th at 2-over par.

Hsieh also carded a 75 in Sunday’s final round and finished tied for 48th.     [FULL  STORY]

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