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Thursday was National Atlantic Rainforest Day in Brazil and the HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup 2010 celebrated by planting endangered species trees near the sixth hole at Itanhanga Golf Club.
The LPGA Tour had a busy Monday, as a number of players prepared for a trip to the future home of the Olympic Games – Rio de Janeiro – for the HSBC LPGA Brasil Cup 2010. Meanwhile, defending LPGA Championship Presented by Wegmans winner Anna Nordqvist spent some time in Rochester, New York speaking to media about her experience playing the updated Locust Hill Country Club course, which will play host to the LPGA’s second major championship of the season this June.
Eunjung Yi wins the 25th Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger, to become the season's third Rolex First-Time Winner.
Eunjung Yi wins the 25th Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger, to become the season's third Rolex First-Time Winner. Yi, a 21-year-old out of South Korea, finished the week at 18-under-par 266 (68-66-61-71), and beat out runner-up Morgan Pressel (64-68-67-67=266, -18) in a one-hole, sudden-death playoff.