The Daio Paper elleair Ladies Open was held at the Elleair Golf Club Matsuyama (6,575 yards / par 71) in Matsuyama, Ehime.
Saiki Fujita, who started the year in 2nd place, won the tournament with a 21-under total. She had finished second three times this season (Fujisankei Ladies Classic, Richard Mille Yonex Ladies, and Ai Miyazato Suntory Ladies) and had been in contention for the title but failed to win. However, the 36-year old veteran came out on top for the first time in 11 years and 35 days at this year's tournament, finishing one stroke behind at 20-under, with Ai Suzuki in second place. Erika Kikuchi at 15-under was in third place.
A dead heat with Ai Suzuki, who was leading from the beginning, continued. In such a situation, she tied for the lead at the 11th hole, and at the 13th hole, she made a 5-meter birdie to take the leader. Then, at the 18th hole, she made the winning putt of 1.2 meters to win the tournament.
Ping G430 MAX 9 degrees
Yamaha RMX VD 3W 15 degrees
Yamaha RMX VD 5W 18 degrees
Yamaha RMX 4UT 22 degrees
Ping i230 (5I-PW)
Callaway JAWS RAW 50, 54, 58 degrees
Odyssey White Hot OG ROSSIE S
Bridgestone Tour B X