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Thai Sisters battle it out for top Golf Prize

The award is Thailand’s most prestigious women’s golf championship.

The Honda LPGA Thailand tournament in Pattaya saw Natthakritta “Sim” Vongtaveelap and Atthaya “Jeen” Thitikul, both 20, finish first and second, respectively, after three rounds.

Over three days, Natthakritta, a rookie on the LPGA Tour, finished 20 under par. Number 4 in the world Atthaya finished 16 under par.

On Sunday, the competition’s last day, they will face off against nine other female competitors at Pattaya’s Siam Country Club Old Course.

Thai “sisters” will compete for the top title on the golf course.

When they were beginners, Natthakritta and Atthaya frequently practiced together. They exchanged advice and supported one another’s aspirations. Friends claimed that they resembled sisters.

Natthakritta completed the first two levels of LPGA Q-School and became a professional in November of last year. She tied for 28th place in the LPGA Q-Series to obtain LPGA membership for 2023.

Atthaya competes on the Ladies European Tour and the US LPGA Tour.

She is the earliest golfer to ever take home a professional championship. In July 2017, she triumphed in the Ladies European Thailand Championship as an amateur. Only 14 years old,

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