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LPGA Tour Release Statement After Player In ShopRite LPGA Classic Contention Gets Disqualified

Nasa Hataoka celebrates with her trophy

Sometimes the Rules of Golf can be harsh and, at the ShopRite LPGA Classic, it proved to be the case for Japan’s Nasa Hataoka who, on the very last hole of her first round, was disqualified in an incident we don’t usually see on the professional circuit.

Hataoka, who started her first round on the back nine, was on course for an excellent score but, at her final hole, the ninth, the 25-year-old found the fescue and, after eventually finding her errant shot, she was, in fact, later disqualified, because it was revealed that her ball was found outside the allotted three-minute time limit.


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