NAPLES, Fla. – Here are some things You Oughta Know for Sunday's final round of the CME Group Titleholders as the LPGA season comes to a close:
• Na Yeon Choi, the 54-hole leader by a shot over Ai Miyazato, is looking for her seventh LPGA title, her second this season. She won her first major championship by claiming the U.S. Women’s Open at Blackwolf Run in July.
• Choi has special motivation in trying to win the $500,000 first-place check. She’s looking for a new house in Orlando and wouldn’t mind upgrading her price range.
• So Yeon Ryu is playing with a bad back and suspects her trouble might be linked to wearing high heels at Friday night’s Rolex Awards Celebration, where she claimed the Rookie of the Year award. Ryu, winner of last year’s U.S. Women’s Open, said she doesn’t like wearing high heels. Ryu is just two shots behind Choi.
• Brittany Lincicome is also playing with a bad back. She believes she hurt herself hauling luggage a couple weeks ago. She is three behind Choi.
• The leaderboard is chock-full of proven pressure players with seven major championship winners within five shots of the lead: Choi, Ryu, Lincicome, Shanshan Feng, Anna Nordqvist, Karrie Webb and Suzann Pettersen.
• Park will also win the Vare Trophy for low scoring average as long as Lewis does not post a final-round score that is eight shots better than hers, or seven shots better if Park shoots a 74.