Newest LPGA major champion takes huge leap in world rankings

Lee Mi-rim taking the customary plunge into Poppie's Pond at Mission Hills Country Club a practice reserved only for the winner of the ANA Inspiration. The South Korean now has four wins on the LPGA Tour including her first Major

But she birdied the 16th and was saved by the wall, a blue-covered structure behind the 18th that kept her second shot on the 18th from running through the green and into the water behind the island green.

Lee then took down the ninth-ranked Henderson and third-ranked Korda on the first extra hole with a birdie to win the ANA Inspiration, the second women's major of this truncated golf season. That allowed her a generous drop in front of the obstacle and set up arguably her shot of the day, a chip to within two feet that allowed her to birdie for a share of the lead, punching her ticket to the playoff.

Tied for the second-round lead with Steve Stricker, Jimenez eagled the par-five 12th for the second time in three days and played the four par-five holes in four under with birdies on Nos.

Her red-hot wedge came to the rescue when she chipped in for birdie on No. 16 to pull within one of the leaders before seeming to throw it all away with bogey at the 17th, dropping her two off the pace.

© APWF Mirim Lee, of South Korea, receives the championship trophy after winning the LPGA's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday Sept. 13, 2020. "Birdie (or eagle for the champ!)" Judy Rankin, the former Tour victor turned Golf Channel analyst, noted there is usually a corporate grandstand there anyway but pleaded with the LPGA to fix the farce for 2021.

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Korda, who had led after every round, had looked poised to claim a first major victory when she stepped onto the 18th tee with a one shot lead but a few minutes later found herself in playoff. She is going for her second major. "There was no real reason for it to be there".

Henderson would follow with a birdie at the last for a three-under 69 while Korda might do no much better than par, likewise for 69.

She chipped down to 2 feet for birdie to join the three-way playoff. Henderson and Korda had traded the lead on the back nine, Henderson falling back with a double-bogey at the 13th. She missed, and was left with a chip shot for her third shot. She laid up and two-putted for a par. Her ball was extracted and she got up and down for birdie to join the playoff and the trio returned to the 18th tee.

Even with world No. 1 Jin Young Ko and U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 staying home because of travel concerns with the coronavirus, Lee made it 10 consecutive years with a South Korea winning a major. Boulden, 27, from Wales, went into the final round trailing Sanna Nuutinen by a shot but her eight-under-par round saw her finish on 17 under, three shots clear of Australia's Stephanie Kyriacou.

County Down amateur Olivia Mehaffey hit 77 to move out to nine over par.

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