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Brittany Lincicome Carries Great Memories, Confidence Into Title Defense At Sixth Edition Of Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic

January 10, 2018, Paradise Island, Bahamas – Brittany Lincicome was surprised when she learned that her 26-under 266 total in last year’s Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic was one stroke shy of the LPGA scoring record in relation to par.

“I birdied the first playoff hole. Do I get credit for that?” she asked with a laugh.

No, but she did get credit for the victory, her seventh in her LPGA career. And she did take home $210,000 for her first win in 44 starts. That she needed a playoff was another piece of an amazing narrative last year at the Ocean Club Golf Course, as fellow American Lexi Thompson also completed 72 holes in 266 amid a week of scoring records.

A Pure Silk ambassador, Lincicome two-putted from 20 feet for birdie at the par-5 18th hole, the first hole of a sudden death playoff, and then watched as Thompson, third-round co-leader with Stacy Lewis, missed a tying birdie try from 12 feet. Lincicome, 32, of Seminole, Fla., improved to 3-8 in playoffs in her career.

“It was awesome. First tournament of the year, you never know how it’s going to turn out,” Lincicome said. “Shooting that many under par, I didn’t think I could do that. I didn’t know I had that many birdies in me. I proved a lot to myself that week, and, obviously, I had a good playoff hole against Lexi.

“I know my playoff record wasn’t the best, but anything can happen,” Lincicome added. “It was nice to hit some good shots and get the win. And it was super cool to win for Pure Silk. It is special being a part of the Pure Silk family.”

Lincicome will defend her title against 107 other players when the sixth Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic kicks off the LPGA season Jan. 22-28 at the Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis Resort.

Lincicome got off to a hot start last year, opening with a record 64, and the race was on. She followed with an 8-under 65, highlighted by an ace at the par-3 12th hole. The tournament became a sprint to the finish that Lincicome eventually won, marking her third straight top-10 result in the event.

“For me, the key was hitting it close and making some putts here and there,” Lincicome said. “I did not have a lot of expectations going in, because I really don’t like to practice a lot. I figured whatever happened, happened, but I did know I was playing pretty well and I got off to such a great start and I figured I’m in the Bahamas, it’s my sponsor, lets enjoy the week, and the bonus was playing really good golf for four days.”

Those feel-good memories could make for another fun week.

“It was definitely a great confidence boost,” she said. “I can pull from a lot of great shots. I will reflect on making all those birdies and knowing that I can do it. If nothing else, I’m going to have a great mindset coming back, for sure.”

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 About Pure Silk

Pure Silk is the “Official Rich & Luxurious Shave Cream of the LPGA” and sponsors a roster of talented professional golfers on the LPGA Tour. Pure Silk is a leader in the shave category and has a full offering of shaving cream, razors and personal care and beauty tools. Pure Silk products are available at retailers nationwide. For more information, visit www.PureSilk.com, www.Facebook.com/PureSilkShaveCream or follow us on Twitter via www.Twitter.com/PureSilkShave.

About the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone from Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world’s best golf, scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with pre-clearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember: It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. To purchase one-of-a-kind items from The Bahamas, visit www.eshopbahamas.com.

About the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association)

The LPGA is the world’s leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 2,300 members representing 28 different countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women’s golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management. The Symetra Tour consistently produces a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via: www.LPGA.com, www.facebook.com/lpga, www.twitter.com/lpga, and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo.

About Global Golf Management

Global Golf Management is a worldwide sports event management company. With headquarters in Chicago, GGM has successfully staged nearly 900 events on five continents since its inception in 1989, including major championships on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS and LPGA, as well as the Olympic Golf competition. While GGM specializes in professional golf tournament production, the organization also manages and conducts corporate outings and other golf-related event ventures. For more information, visit www.GlobalGolfManagement.com or www.twitter.com/GlobalGolfMgmt.

Media contacts:

Dave Shedloski, Media Official, Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Shedloski@gmail.com +1 740.501.2265

Mike Harmon, Global Golf Management, mike@globalgolfmanagement.com +1 205.281.6704

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