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Nasa Hataoka Wins 2016 Japan Women’s Open

History was made at the 2016 Japan Women’s Open as 17-year old amateur Nasa Hataoka bested an elite field that included Major winners Jiyai Shin and In-Gee Chun finishing in the top 5 to take the title at the third Major of the JLPGA season. Hataoka used a 3-under 68 (par is 71 here) to … Continue reading

Yukari Baba Wins 2011 JLPGA Japan Women’s Open

Sometimes good things come in small packages. Yukari Baba, the diminutive 4′ 10″ JLPGA golf star, stood tall as the winner of the 2011 Japan Women’s Open, the third Major on the LPGA of Japan schedule. In scoring her third JLPGA victory, Baba overcame a tough week that saw 12-over as the winning score. 70 … Continue reading