LPGA Player Quotes regarding Marathon
Petroleum title sponsorship
champion So Yeon Ryu – “Toledo will always have a special place
in my heart because it was the place of my first victory as a
member of the LPGA. I am looking forward to returning to Ohio
along with the LPGA's newest title sponsor, Marathon Petroleum.
It is great to see the LPGA partnering with Marathon. Together
we can bring a world-class event to the wonderful fans in
2012 LPGA Rolex Player of the Year Stacy Lewis – “I could not be
more proud of today’s news. Marathon Petroleum is a great
partner of mine and now they are sponsoring a tournament in the
town where I was born. I look forward to playing in the Marathon
Classic for many years to come.”
2012 Tournament Final Round Summary
So Yeon Ryu
carded six straight birdies during her final round to go to -9
(67)(68)(67)(62) 264 and a seven-stroke victory to win the Jamie
Farr Toledo Classic. Angela Stanford made a long birdie putt on
the final hole for 66 to finish second.
Jiyai Shin and I.K. Kim carded 5-under 66s on Saturday to moved
into a share of the lead heading into the Final Round. Shin and
Kim were joined at 11-under-par 202 by So Yeon Ryu and Hee Kyung
Seo. Ryu shot 67, while Seo posted a 3-under 68. Second-round
leader Chella Choi managed a 1-under 70. She stands alongside
Inbee Park (69) and Mika Miyazato (69) in fifth place.
Second Round Summary
Choi -4(67) took the lead early in the second round of the
tournament at Highland Meadows in Sylvania. Inbee Park and Hee
Kyng Seo each finished the second round a stroke behind.
Toledo-born Stacy Lewis, the LPGA money leader, is four shots
Stacy Lewis talks
about what her family, friends, and fans known as the "Lew Crew"
means to her. —
Hole in One!
Jennifer Rosales made
a hole in one on #14 with a 4 iron from 179 yards! She is now
proud owner of new Kia thanks to Kia
First Round Summary
birdie putts of 40 and 50 feet and added three 25-footers in a
round of 7-under 64 to take a two-shot lead after the opening
round at Highland Meadows Golf Club. Texan Angela Stanford was
two strokes back along with Japan's Mika Miyazato, South Korea's
Chella Choi, LSU grad Meredith Duncan, rookie Numa Gulyanamitta
of Thailand and France's Karine Icher.
The 2008 champ, Paula Creamer, had a 68, as did Toledo-born
Stacy Lewis, the LPGA money leader. Defending champ Na Yeon Choi
shot a 71, while Yani Tseng, No. 1 in the world rankings, had a