Anna Nordqvist is the winner of the ShopRite LPGA Classic
Anna Nordqvist won her 5th career win on the LPGA Tour. Her mother was also present at this event. This was the first time to see her daughter winning an LPGA event. After the victory, Anna Nordqvist hugged her mother. On Sunday, when she won the event, it was Mother’s day in Sweden. Anna Nordqvist said that this is the best present she could give to her mother. She is very happy and she is hoping that there will be more victories in the future.
On the nine, Nordqvist’s present was in question. She with a bogey to the 16th tee. She made sure that her lead is guaranteed by birding the next 2 holes (par-3 17th and par-4 16th). This made her easy walk on the 18th hole and brought her 5th victory. This is her 3rd victory in the last 2 seasons and the first victory in the current season. Anna Nordqvist said that the presence of her mother was very important to her. She is very special. You may remember that Nordqvist had 2 wins on the LPGA as a rookie in 2009. After that, she was without a victory for 5 years. In 2014, she had 2 victories. Nordqvist also said that she thought about leaving gold during her time without any victories.
Luckily, she made several changes that were successful and improved her game. Now, she is happy and she still enjoys in her latest victory. Kelly Shon and Presses were 3 shots under Nordqvist. Inbee Park (68), Gerina Piller (71), Karrie Webb (66), Austin Ernst (64), ) and Mirim Lee (69).