Yujeong Son wins Kathy Whitworth Invitational in Playoff
Yujeong Son <br>(AJGA Photo)
Yujeong Son
(AJGA Photo)

FORT WORTH, TX (March 14, 2017) -- It took a marathon playoff but in the end Yujeong Son was able to claim the 2017 Kathy Whitworth Invitational title.

Playing at Mira Vista Golf Club Son finished the 36-holes of regulation tied with Rino Sasaki at 142. Son, the 2016 Dixie Women's Amateur winner, paired together rounds of 71-71. For Sasaki it was rounds of 73-69.

Emilia Migliaccio (73-70--143) finished third and one shot out of the playoff while Rachel Heck (73-72--145) and Kailie Vongsaga (74-71--145) shared fourth.

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ABOUT THE Kathy Whitworth Invitational

36-hole stroke play event with a junior/am preceding the tournament. The tournament honors Kathy Whitworth, the LPGA Hall of Famer whose 88 career wins set an all-time record for both men's and women's U.S. Tours.

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