Thidapa Suwannapura picked up her first LPGA win on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 65 and birdieing the first playoff hole to defeat Brittany Lincicome in the Marathon Classic at Sylvania, Ohio.
In the playoff, Suwannapura converted a short birdie putt after Lincicome hit her second shot into a water hazard and scrambled for par.
Suwannapura picked up three strokes over her final two holes, making eagle on the par-5 17th and closing with a birdie on the par-5 18th to finish at 14-under 270. She then had to wait for the final seven groups to finish.
Lincicome shot 67. She had a chance to win in regulation, but her birdie putt from about 10 feet did a nearly 360-degree turn around the edge of the cup and stayed out.
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