2024 T-Mobile Match Play Presented by MGM Rewards: Quarter Final Results | LPGA

The quarterfinals of the T-Mobile Match Play presented by MGM Rewards are complete, and each of the four matchups Saturday morning at Shadow Creek was thrilling in its own right. In the end, Leona Maguire, Sei Young Kim, Narin An and Nelly Korda will play in Las Vegas at noon for the $300,000 first place prize in Sin City.

See how the quarterfinals played out in T-Mobile Match Play presented by MGM Rewards:

Match 1 – Leona Maguire def. Moria Jutanugarn 4 and 3

Maguire won the first hole for par to reach 1-under at Jutanugarn's start, never relinquishing the lead throughout the match. She birdied the par-4 3rd to move 2 up, but Jutanugarn won the fourth hole to return to 1 down. The Irishwoman recovered immediately and returned to a 2-up advantage with a 13-under par at the 5th, then aced the par-3 8th to move to 3 over. Maguire collected back-to-back wins on holes 11 and 12 to move five clear of Jutanugarn with six holes to go, and the Thai tried her best to make a late charge after winning with a par on 14 before Maguire eventually dropped out. 15 won the match 4 and 3 and progressed to the semi-finals.

Match 2 – Se Young Kim def. Rose Zhang 6 and 5

Kim blew Jang out of the gate at Shadow Creek, winning the first three holes and immediately going 3 up. The pair tied for the fourth hole, and Kim again threw a one-two punch on Zhang on holes five and six, now moving up to 5th place on the Mizuho Americas Open winner with 12 holes to play. Zhang made his only hole-in-one with a birdie on the par-5 7th hole to get back to 4-up, and after tying Kim on holes eight and nine, he lost the par-4 10th hole to go five under with eight holes to play. Kim and Jang were tied on 11 and 12, and it was Kim's birdie on the par-3 13th hole that ultimately spelled the end for Jang, who fell 6 and 5 to the major champion.

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Match 3 – Narin undef. Minami Katsu 1up

Saturday morning's wildest play in the T-Mobile Match Play presented by MGM Rewards saw Ann and Katsu tie holes one and two before Ann tied for par at No. 3 at 1st. Katsu responded quickly, winning the fourth match to tie the match and take the no. Turned it around with a win on 5 and now sits 1 up with 13 holes to play. The Republic of Korea native followed her Japanese counterpart in the next two runs to take the match to the no. He tied for victory at 6, then birdied the par-5 7th hole to move to 1 over. Katsu then squared things up again on the ninth, and the pair tied holes 10 and 11 before winning 12 and 13 to take a 2-up lead heading into the final five holes. Katsu battled back, winning 14 and 16 to level the match once again at Shadow Creek with two holes remaining, but Ann came up clutch with a birdie on the par-3 17th hole to tie Katsu at No. 1 to win the match at 1 over. . 18.

Match 4 – Nelly Korda def. 3 and 2 of Angel

The two Solheim Cup teammates faced off in their fourth match as Yin and Korda went head-to-head in search of a semi-final berth in Las Vegas. Korda threw the first punch and made birdie on the par-4 2nd hole to go 1 up, but Yin squared the match with a birdie of her own on the par-5 4th hole. After winning the Nos. 6 and 7, Gorda moved two up, and the Rolex Women's World Golf Ranking ranked No. That was the case until 1 won another hole, finishing 12th and finishing 3rd. . The Buick LPGA Shanghai winner made an effort in a late rally, winning the par-4 15th hole with a birdie to move back to 2-up, but Gorda's hopes were dashed with a birdie on the par-5 16th hole to close the match at 3. and 2, advanced to the semifinals on Saturday afternoon.

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Semi-final tee times

Match 5, 4:40 pm and – Leona Maguire vs. Se Young Kim

Match 6, 4:55 pm and – Nellie Korda vs. Narin Ann

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