DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Aree Song won the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament on Sunday, shooting a 1-over 73 in wind, rain and cold for a two-stroke victory over 17-year-old Jessica Korda.
The 24-year-old Song, from South Korea, finished at 6-under 354 in the five-round event at LPGA International to earn one of 20 full 2011 tour exemptions.
Korda, the daughter of former tennis star Petr Korda, closed with a 77. After playing the tournament as an amateur, she said after the round that she was turning pro. She will be 18 on Feb. 27.