World No. 1 Jin Young Ko won her fourth title of the year going bogey free in Canada. Joe Hughes has all the details

CP Women’s Open report: What happened at Magna Golf Club?

Jin Young Ko claimed her fourth LPGA title of the season as she stormed to victory in Canada, finishing on 26-under-par to win by five shots.

The South Korean blew her challengers away with a stunning final round of 8-under having held a share of the 54-hole lead.

Her closing scorecard was blemish free and featured eight birdies with six coming on the back-nine.

The World No. 1 enjoyed some wonderful form throughout the week and was particularly impressive on the greens, holing seemingly everything on the final day.

Heading into the final day, Nicole Broch Larsen of Denmark was tied for the lead but she was unable to keep pace with the eventual champion.

Having made two birdies in her opening nine holes, a bogey at the 10th dented her chance of victory and despite making two further birdies, she was unable to reel in Ko.

Canadian star Brooke Henderson, who won this event 12 months ago put up a valiant defence of her title but in the end came up short.

A Saturday 65 was the highlight of a good week for the home favourite, she finished in a tie for 3rd alongside America’s Lizette Salas, who will be part of the Solheim Cup team next month.

Carlota Ciganda also enjoyed another good week on the LPGA and recorded another top-10 finish to maintain some good form heading into the Solheim Cup.

CP Women’s Open report: Talking point

There was more to this event than met the eye.

It wasn’t simply about who would be winning the golf tournament, there were also the final few automatic Solheim Cup places available for the American team.

Prior to this final qualifying event, there was one spot for the 8th highest ranked player in the Solheim Cup points standings and two for the highest ranked players in the Rolex Women’s World Golf rankings who were not already qualified.

Brittany Altomare locked down the final spot via the Solheim Cup points list with a respectable tied 13th finish.

At this point we only have projections to work with for the World Rankings spots, so it is not yet guaranteed who fills these spots, but we have a pretty good idea.

Angel Yin, Amy Olson and Annie Park were all in with a chance of qualifying for the team but projections suggest that it will be Olson who misses out.

Such is the cruel nature of sport, the projections indicated that a tied 5th finish for Olson would be enough to see her heading to Gleneagles – she finished in a tie for 7th.

The American team will be confirmed on Monday when Juli Inkster reveals her two captains picks.

Joe Hughes

Tour editor covering men's golf, women's golf and anything else that involves the word golf, really. The talk is far better than the game, but the work has begun to change that.

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