Suwannapura downs Moreno in Symetra Tour playoff

5:08 PM, Sep 23, 2012   |    comments
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Vidalia, GA (Sports Network) - Thidapa Suwannapura rolled in a 20-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to defeat Paola Moreno and win the Vidalia Championship.

Suwannapura closed with a 2-under 70 to join Moreno at 7-under-par 209. Moreno got in first thanks to her 3-under 69.

The duo both bogeyed the first playoff hole at Hawk's Point Golf Club. Suwannapura poured in her birdie putt on the second extra hole, then Moreno missed her 15-footer to give Suwannapura her first tour title.

Sara-Maude Juneau, who shared the second-round lead with Suwannapura and Mesha Levister, stumbled to a 1-over 73 to end alone in third at minus-4.

Tracy Stanford also shot a 73 to take fourth at 2-under-par 214. Levister struggled to a 5-over 77 to share seventh at even-par 216.

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