Pettersen beats Choi in playoff at Safeway Classic
NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Suzann Pettersen won the LPGA Safeway Classic on Sunday, overcoming a nine-stroke deficit with a 7-under 64 and beating Na Yeon Choi with a par on the first hole of a playoff at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.
In the playoff, Choi's second shot on the par-4 18th went into the water to the right of the green, and she missed a putt for bogey before Pettersen sank her winning putt.
Pettersen won her second LPGA Tour title of the year and eighth overall. The Norwegian star jumped to No. 2 in the world rankings behind Yani Tseng.
Choi finished with a 73 to match Pettersen at 6 under on the Ghost Creek Course.