Bravo to Beatriz Recari, who holed a gutsy birdie putt from deep in the fringe on the second playoff hole Sunday to win the Kia Classic, her second LPGA title.
The 25-year-old Spaniard, who once struggled with an eating disorder, recently became an ambassador for the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness.
Surmounting adversity to succeed, it seems, is becoming an LPGA theme – first Stacy Lewis, who conquered scoliosis, ascends to No. 1 in the world, and now Recari.
Both are feel-good tales that are great for the women’s game. LPGA commish Mike Whan’s next wish: Paula Creamer whips whiplash and Natalie Gulbis licks malaria en route to victories.