Second success in a row and in career for the Chinese Xiaowen Yin, who won with 281 (70 72 70 69, -7) strokes in the French Lick Charity Classic, an event for the first time on the Epson Tour calendar and which Up for grabs $ 335,000, the highest prize pool among those of the 21 tournaments in the 2022 calendar.
On the course of The Pete Dye Course (par 72) at French Lick in Indiana, he obtained a good 15th place with 290 (70 73 73 74 , +2) Roberta Liti, in a difficult competition due to suspensions and bad weather, her second best result of the season, after 11th in the IOA Championship, and a prize for the third consecutive race.
Xiaowen Yin, results
Xiaowen Yin, a 17-year-old Chinese from Tianjin in her first year on the Epson Tour, has played only eleven tournaments on the circuit, but in addition to the two titles she has also achieved four other top ten.
Thanks to the $ 50,250 of the first coin, she moved to second place on the money list. In the final round with a partial of 69 (-3, six birdies, three bogeys) he recovered from third place, recovered the four strokes of delay he had from Gabriella Then, leader after three rounds, and then overtook her relegating her to the second place with 282 (-6).
In a very long ranking the German Polly Mack finished in third position with 283 (-5), then in fourth with 284 (-4) the Ecuadorian Daniela Darquea, in fifth with 285 (-3) the Swedish Linnea Strom and in sixth with 286 (-2) the other Swedish Dani Holmqvist and the Korean Mi Hyang Lee.
Roberta Liti turned in 74 (+2). After losing four strokes on the first nine holes with a double bogey and two bogeys, she partially recovered in the final with two birdies. The competition was founded in Florida in 1981 under the name of Tampa Bay Mini Tour.
It officially became known as the Futures Golf Tour in 1983 and from 1999 it was introduced as an official development tour of the LPGA Tour (the largest US circuit in the women's golf). Grace Park, Marilyn Lovander and Audra Burks were the first players to automatically qualify for the LPGA Tour by finishing first, second and third on the Futures Golf Tour Money List respectively.
The minimum age to participate was lowered to 17 years before the 2006 season began. On July 18, 2007, the Ladies Professional Golf Association announced that it had acquired the Futures Tour, which had previously been a licensee of the same, with immediate effect.
. Between the 2006 and 2010 seasons Duramed, a pharmaceutical company, was the official sponsor of the tour. From the 2012 season, the US insurance company Symetra was chosen as the new official sponsor and the circuit was subsequently renamed as Symetra Tour.