LPGA pro Xiyu Lin celebrates birthday with party hat through most of Saturday play
LPGA Tour

LPGA pro Xiyu Lin celebrates birthday with party hat through most of Saturday play



LPGA pro Xiyu Lin turned 21 on Saturday, and she wasn't going to stop competing in the Honda LPGA Thailand stop her from having a proper birthday celebration while on the course.

Xiyu played 29 holes on Saturday, including the final 11 of the suspended second round, and wore a party hat for 24 of them. You know, the kind of party hat you wear when you're like 7 years old.

"I been looking forward to this days for long time," she said afterward, explaining her playing partner's caddie brought the hat to the resumption of play. "And, I mean, it's going to be really long day here today, but I mean, I got all my friends celebrate with me. I feel really good."

Lin finished both rounds in 73 shots each, winding up at 3-over total for the tournament and tied for 55th place heading into Sunday's final round in Thailand. to sit at 3-over for the tournament which is tied for 55th.

About the author

Avatar

Golf News Net

We use the Golf News Net byline sometimes just to change things up. But, it's one of us humans writing the story, we promise.

Sometimes we post sponsored content from this account, and it is labeled as such.

We also occasionally include links to products and services from merchants of our choice. GNN may earn a commission from sales generated by those links. See more in GNN's affiliate disclosure.

For all of our latest deals, see our GNN Deals page!