Annie Park wins Symetra Tour event in playoff

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Annie Park (Symetra Tour)

MILWAUKEE, Wiss. – Annie Park won the PHC Classic on Sunday for her second Symetra Tour victory in three weeks, beating Lee Lopez with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

Park closed with a 72, birdieing the final two holes in regulation to match Lopez at 5-under 211 at Brown Deer Park. Lopez had three back-nine bogeys in a 75.

Park, the 20-year-old former Southern California player from Levittown, New York, earned $15,000 to jump from 15th to seventh on the money list with $42,596 in six starts since turning pro. The final top 10 will earn 2016 LPGA Tour cards.

Park won the Toyota Danielle Downey Classic two weeks ago in Rochester, New York.

Lopez also lost in a playoff in the Volvik Championship in March and has runner-up finishes this season. The former UCLA player made $9,925 to go from sixth to second on the money list with $51,774.

Elizabeth Nagel and Thailand’s Nontaya Srisawang tied for third at 1 under. Nagel shot 76, and Srisawang 73.

In the top 25 were Jessica Wallace with a final round of 75 (T11), Augusta James and Maude-Aimee Leblanc tied for 22nd place.