Golf – Brilliant Ariya on top of world with Manulife Classic win

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn drained a 25-foot birdie putt to win the Manulife LPGA Classic in a three-way playoff, guaranteeing her ascent to the world number one ranking. Her dramatic win at Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ontario came after Lexi Thompson stumbled with four bogeys on the back nine which saw a four-shot lead evaporate. On the first playoff hole, Thompson looked to have recovered her composure when she crushed a long tee shot 50 yards further than Ariya and South Korea’s Chun In-Gee………….Read More

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