Lincicome wins Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic

From left: Virginia Kelly, Ministry of Tourism and Aviation; the Hon Dionisio D’Aguilar, Minister of Tourism and Aviation; Brittany Lincicome; Travis Robinson, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Angelika Cartwright, Ministry of Tourism and Aviation. (BIS Photos/Kemuel Sturrup)

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Florida native Brittany Lincicome, 32, walked away with the Sixth Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic title on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the world-famous Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island.

It was Lincicome’s second victory in the $1.4 million Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic held January 25 to 28, 2018.  Despite a slow start in the opening round, Lincicome won outright, beating Wei-Ling Hsu by two strokes, and Amy Yang and world No. 1 Shanshan Feng by three.

The Ministry of Tourism is a major sponsor of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, a women’s professional golf tournament in The Bahamas on the LPGA Tour that debuted in May 2013.