Chie Arimura Wins 2012 Stanley Ladies, Successfully Defends Title

Chie Arimura

In a moist, misty final round of the shortened 2012 Stanley Ladies, defending champion Chie Arimura shot even par to hold on for back to back victories in Susuno, Shizuoka Prefecture. It wasn’t a spectacular round, with 1 birdie and 1 bogey, but it was enough to earn Chie her 2nd win of the JLPGA season and 12th win overall. Chie joins Mi-Jeong Jeon and Ji-Hee Lee, both of South Korea, as multiple winners this year on the JLPGA. Scores were down significantly from the previous round as players struggled with the weather. Of course, it was a truncated round, so there were fewer holes for the players to catch fire and go on a roll. However, 2009 Mizuno Classic winner Bo-Bae Song made a valiant charge to the top. She birdied 4 holes from 10 through 16, but stumbled 1 shot short of the leader as Bo Bae bogeyed 18 to fall into a 3-way tie for 2nd place. Normally, this would have been a full 3 round event, but the conditions caused the first day to be cancelled and the final round to only play the back 9. Thus the event was shortened from 54 holes to 27. Nonetheless, it is an official win for Chie. Considering that she was the defending champion, few will question this victory.

CHIE ARIMURA

CHIE ARIMURA and ERINA YAMATO

ERINA YAMATO

ERINA YAMATO and RIKAKO MORITA

RIKAKO MORITA

AIRI SAITOH

MAMIKO HIGA

MIKI SAIKI

SAKURA YOKOMINE

SHIHO OYAMA

Position Player ToPar Thru Today
1 Chie Arimura -5 *18 E
2 Bo-Bae Song -4 *18 -3
Tao-Li Yang -4 *18 E
Rikako Morita -4 *18 +2
5 Esther Lee -3 *18 -3
Mi-Jeong Jeon -3 *18 -2
Yeo-Jin Kang -3 *18 -1
Miki Saiki -3 *18 +1
9 Yuko Fukuda -2 *18 -2
Erika Kikuchi -2 *18 -2
Akane Iijima -2 *18 -1
Hiromi Mogi -2 *18 -1
In-Bee Park -2 *18 +1
14 Ayako Okazaki -1 *18 -3
Shinobu Moromizato -1 *18 E
Hiromi Takesue -1 *18 E
Keiko Sasaki -1 *18 E
Harukyo Nomura -1 *18 E
Saiki Fujita -1 *18 +1
Ayako Uehara -1 *18 +1
Junko Omote -1 *18 +2
Shiho Oyama -1 *18 +2
Erina Yamato -1 *18 +4
24 Maiko Wakabayashi E *18 E
So-Hee Kim E *18 E
Yui Kawahara E *18 +1
Mihoko Iseri E *18 +1
Mayu Hattori E *18 +1
Soo-Yun Kang E *18 +1
Sae Yamamura E *18 +2
Ritsuko Ryu E *18 +2
Kaori Aoyama E *18 +2
Yumiko Yoshida E *18 +2
34 Na-Ri Kim +1 *18 E
Shiho Toyonaga +1 *18 E
Sakura Yokomine +1 *18 -1
Da-Ye Na +1 *18 -1
Asako Fujimoto +1 *18 +1
Misuzu Narita +1 *18 +3
40 Lala Anai +2 *18 +2
Satsuki Oshiro +2 *18 +2
Megumi Shimokawa +2 *18 +1
Kaori Nakamura +2 *18 +1
Rui Kitada +2 *18 E
Eriko Sonoda +2 *18 E
Hiroko Fukushima +2 *18 +2
@Mamiko Higa +2 *18 +2
Kuniko Maeda +2 *18 +2
Eun-Bi Jang +2 *18 +3
Nachiyo Ohtani +2 *18 +3
51 Eun-A Lim +3 *18 +3
Chie Sakai +3 *18 +2
Orie Fujino +3 *18 +2
Megumi Kido +3 *18 +2
Kumiko Kaneda +3 *18 +2
Hiroko Takahama +3 *18 +2
Ya-Huei Lu +3 *18 +2
Young Kim +3 *18 +1
Chieko Amanuma +3 *18 +1
@Megumi Takahashi +3 *18 +3
Ah-Reum Hwang +3 *18 +3
Mina Nakayama +3 *18 +4
63 Teresa Lu +4 *18 +3
Kotono Kozuma +4 *18 +3
Kyoko Furuya +4 *18 +3
Hsuan-Yu Yao +4 *18 +2
Airi Saitoh +4 *18 +2
Ikue Asama +4 *18 +2
Miki Sakai +4 *18 +4
70 Yun-Jye Wei +5 *18 +4
Tomoko Kusakabe +5 *18 +4
Ji-Woo Lee +5 *18 +3
Toshimi Kimura +5 *18 +3
74 @Minami Katsu +6 *18 +4
Mizuho Ozawa +6 *18 +4
WD Sun-Ju Ahn

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