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.

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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.