Jimenez Smokin’ In Asia
Yani Tseng is still No.1 in the rankings.
Stacy Lewis was clearly and fairly the
LPGA’s 2012 Player of the Year. But the
early-line favorite for 2013 No. 1 and POY
might just be Korea’s willowy Na Yeon Choi.
The LPGA concluded its official season
with a stirring Florida duel Sunday between
the most recent U.S. Women’s Open
winners – Choi and So Yeon Ryu.
Choi pulled away at the end and
reminded us again how good she can be
– like when she scorched Blackwolf Run
at the Women’s Open in early July with
a third-round 65 on a day when the field
scoring average was closer to 77.
Meanwhile in Australia, Adam Scott
won his country’s Masters while Brit Luke
Donald triumphed in Japan and Henrik
Stenson came up big in South Africa.
Finally, it all went wrong in Hong Kong
for Rory McIlroy in his last tune-up for this
week’s Race to Dubai finale.
McIlroy stumbled to eight bogeys and a
four-putt double in 36 holes to miss the cut
by three shots. Unfortunately for him, when
you are world No. 1 and the presumptive
Player of the Year on two major Tours, this
Clearly, global Rory is either a) Homesick,
b) Lovesick, c) Human or d) All of the above
and burned out, too.
The vote here is d) All of the above and
burned out, too.
The winner in Hong Kong? That colorful
Spanish bon vivant, Miguel Angel Jimenez.
Stay thirsty, my friend.
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