Hataoka declared winner as rain-soaked LPGA cut to 54 holes.
Nasa Hataoka of Japan was declared the winner of the Marathon LPGA Classic when the final round Sunday was washed out by relentless, heavy rain. Hataoka had a six-shot lead over Elizabeth Szokol and Mina Harigae. The final round began at 7 a.m. with hopes of beating the rain.news.yahoo.com
Four sit atop leaderboard after Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS -- The Meijer LPGA Classic is well underway and it could crown a new winner. Nasa Hataoka, Charley Hull, Leona Maguire and Lauren Stephenson finished the first round tied at first, all of them shooting 7 under par. She hit birdies on six of the back nine as she looks to get her first LPGA career win. She hit a bogey-free round to earn her spot atop the leaderboard. Lexi Thompson, who won the tournament in 2015, finished the round tied for 11th place at four-under.mlive.com