Anna Nordqvist wins Mojo 6 in Jamaica, beating Amanda Blumenherst 1-upBy AP
Friday, April 16, 2010
Anna Nordqvist wins Mojo 6
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Anna Nordqvist won the inaugural Mojo 6 Jamaica LPGA Invitational on Friday, beating Amanda Blumenherst 1-up in the six-hole championship match in the Raceway Golf event.
Nordqvist, the Swedish star who won the LPGA Championship and season-ending LPGA Tour Championship last year, earned $350,000 in the unofficial event at Cinnamon Hill.
After three rounds of six-hole matches Thursday, the field was cut from 16 to eight for the quarterfinals.
Nordqvist opened with a 2-up victory over Christina Kim, and beat Cristie Kerr on the first extra hole in the semifinals. Blumenherst beat Brittany Lang 1-up in the quarterfinals, and topped Na Yeon Choi on the first extra hole in the semifinals.
In the third-place match, Kerr beat Choi on the sixth playoff hole.
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