Santiwiwatthanaphong wins Symetra Tour finale

AP News
Posted: Oct 18, 2015 9:23 PM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Thailand's Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong won the Symetra Tour Championship on Sunday, and Brianna Do finished second in the season-ending event to earn an LPGA Tour card.

The 18-year-old Santiwiwatthanaphong birdied the par-5 18th for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke victory.

She had a 14-under 274 total on LPGA International's Jones Course and earned $22,500 to finish 20th on the money list with $40,614. The top 10 on the money list earned LPGA Tour cards.

Do closed with a 69. The former UCLA player earned $13,840 to jump from 12th to third on the money list with $64,877. Last week, she also finished second to go from 18th to 12th.

Annie Park topped the money list with $68,673 in only 11 starts. The former University of Southern California player won three times and swept the player of the year and rookie of the year awards.

Giulia Molinaro was second at $68,632, followed by Do, Daniela Iacobelli ($62,692), Dani Holmqvist ($62,160), Lee Lopez ($61,731), Alejandra Llaneza ($61,289), Vicky Hurst ($57,814), Casey Grice ($55,621) and Rachel Rohanna ($53,867). Rohanna edged Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu by $284 for the final LPGA Tour card.