Inbee Park secured her 3rd major championship with a birdie on the 3rd play-off hole against Scotland’s Catriona Matthew at Locust Hill Country club, NY last night.
Catriona Matthew in action during The 2011 Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle, Ireland.
After weather disruptions players completed the final 2 rounds on Sunday, with Matthew coming from behind to shoot 68 on the final round, and forcing a play-off with Park who stumbled over the final holes with 3 bogeys on 14, 16 and 18th.
After both parred the first two playoff holes, Park holed an 18-footer to seal victory.
It was a fantastic tournament for the European players, Matthew in second position and Suzann Pettersen in 3rd. Pettersen fired an impressive 65 on the final round – the best round of the tournament. Anna Nordqvist, Caroline Masson and Beatriz Recari also took away top 20 finishes.