On the par-5 15th of the River Course at Kingsmill Resort, there was a massive shift in momentum on Sunday afternoon. Wei-Ling Hsu, the eventual champion of the Pure Silk Championship presented by Visit Williamsburg found her way to eagle, while Moriya walked away with a double bogey.
The Thai standout found trouble off the tee, leading to a big number.
“Didn’t hit a very good drive, went into the bunker and was just like, ‘It’s fine,’” said and I did not have a very good lie, so I just had to chip out.” , who hit 60 greens in regulation over the four rounds in Williamsburg, Va. “I just caught it a little too thin and the ball didn’t get high enough. The sand was so soft and fluffy, it came back
Despite a tough ending to a great showing, remained upbeat.
“It was still a good week,” she said. “To play in the last group on Sunday is always a good week. Not the finish I wanted, but I am still going to take a lot of good things from here.”
She was also reminded to keep everything in perspective after a phone call late Saturday night when she learned the mother of her close friend back home in Thailand had lost her battle with cancer.
“It’s my really, really close friend and I was really, really close to her as well. She just passed yesterday,” said . “She fought cancer but when she found out, it was pretty late.”