Rina Tatematsu wins National Qualifiers and joins the World’s Best Golfers at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2020 in February #hondalpgathailand
Bangkok – Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd joined with the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) to organize The Honda LPGA Thailand National Qualifiers 2020 from the 21st-22nd January 2020 to search for one winning Thai female golfer to qualify for the upcoming Honda LPGA Thailand. The winner of National Qualifiers is Rina Tatematsu, who won after a playoff with Chanette Wannasaen and is now set to participate at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2020 to be held from 20-23 February, at the Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course.
Rina wins it with a superb approach shot on the second play-off hole
On the first day, there were 58 participants in total and four joint winners: Benyapa Niphatsophon, former winner of last year’s National Qualifiers, Rina Tatematsu, Kultida Pramphun and Sarunchana Rattanasin with three rounds of 69.
Chanette, who had two rounds of 70, also finished on -4 and the tournament went to a playoff to decide the winner. After the scores were level on the first playoff hole, Rina proved too good and went on to win the tournament, which had 58 participants this year. Rina was invited by Ariya Jutanugarn to be part of Team Jutanugarn at the 2019 Major Champions Invitational at Orlando, Florida, USA.
Honda LPGA Thailand 2020 dates and ticketing info
The Honda LPGA will be organized from 20-23 February 2020 at Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course, featuring 70 female golfers, including 56 professionals from the 2020 LPGA Priority List, the winner of 2020 Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winner of 2020 Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, the winner of 2020 ISPS Handa Vic Open, the winner of 2020 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, eight invited players as well as the winner from the Honda LPGA National Qualifiers and the winner from the Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific Championship 2020, which will be held prior to the Honda LPGA Thailand this February.
Tickets including VIP tickets and Premium Grandstand tickets are available on the website www.hondalpgathailand.com. VIP tickets offer access to the Clubhouse hospitality at The Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course. All spectators can look forward to more activities on-site across the four days of the tournament. This year, 9 MCOT HD Channel 30, the official broadcaster, will broadcast the competition for all four days as well as through their online channel on www.mcot.net