Full house for Lydia Ko at the CME Group Tour Championship. The New Zealander won the event by leading from start to finish and pocketed at the same time the biggest check in the history of women’s golf: 2 million dollars. Ko returned a card of 70 (-2) to win with a two-stroke lead at -17 over the Irish Leona Maguire author of a 72 (par).
Ko wins the Race to CME Globe, the LPGA ranking. She was also named Player of the Year and won the Vare Trophy for the second year in a row for the best average score on the LPGA.
Nice end to the season for Céline Boutier who had a very good weekend with two cards of 69 (-3). The Frenchman goes back to tenth place in the ranking with a total of -8. The Parisian even figured for a moment at -10 after a fiery start with five birdies in 8 holes, before lowering the pace on the return. Boutier finishes in the 11the place of the Race to CME Globe.