Thai champion LK Goke loses playoffs, PH sinks women’s golf team

LK Go hopes to strengthen the Philippines at the golf gold end with a missed par put.  - Jung Arcano

LK Go hopes to strengthen the Philippines at the golf gold end with a missed par put. – Jung Arcano

HANOI – Lois Kaye missed an even-tied put in the play-off hole and suffered a heartbreaking loss to Thailand’s Nathakrata Vantavilap, shattering all hopes that the country would still have to win a gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) women’s team event. Games.

“It simply came to our notice then. I felt like I hit four good shots in the playoffs, “Go said, adding that moments after building a boogie that followed the fancy Thai – who won personal gold in fugitive fashion on Monday – missed a little birdie putt.

Go hit his drive to the rough end, before hitting a 4-hybrid hit before hitting a wedge in the middle of the fairway which seemed to be the exact distance from 111 yards that rolled into the rough at Greenside. A chip that the Cebuano veteran felt was that the flag flew at the killer distance that he ultimately failed to manage.

In the other semifinal match, the Thai opponent was forced to the playoffs by dominating Ila Galitsky, winning 3-2 in a doubles match where she was in control all the way and filled the gaps exploited by Ryan Malixi near Vantavilap in the regulation play.

The national women’s team will now try to save the bronze medal against Singapore on Wednesday to maintain the medal streak after winning nothing but gold in the last two internationals.

Go was hoping to win a team gold medal for the third time in a row after winning the 2018 Asian Games (Indonesia) and the 2019 SEA Games (Manila).

In the match against Singapore, the Filipinos will play against the individual silver medalist, Aloysa Atienza, the daughter of Filipino immigrants who is ready to try her luck at the pro rankings this year.

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