In Pictures: The best of the 2016 HSBC Women's Champions

South Korean Jang Ha Na lit up the Sentosa Golf Course with her brilliant play and even brighter personality. Her 19-under winning total was also the best score since the tournament moved to Sentosa in 2013.
South Korean Jang Ha Na lit up the Sentosa Golf Course with her brilliant play and even brighter personality. Her 19-under winning total was also the best score since the tournament moved to Sentosa in 2013.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Pormanong Phatlum sinks a putt on the 9th hole during the third round. The Thai needed just 108 putts, the best in the 62-woman field, but finished second and four shots back to winner Jang Ha Na.
Pormanong Phatlum sinks a putt on the 9th hole during the third round. The Thai needed just 108 putts, the best in the 62-woman field, but finished second and four shots back to winner Jang Ha Na.PHOTO: EPA
This year’s ninth staging drew 27,721 fans, less than the record turnout of 29,038 in 2015.
This year’s ninth staging drew 27,721 fans, less than the record turnout of 29,038 in 2015.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
American star Michelle Wee (in yellow) and world No. 1 Lydia Ko had disappointing outings in Singapore but were still a big hit with their fans.
American star Michelle Wee (in yellow) and world No. 1 Lydia Ko had disappointing outings in Singapore but were still a big hit with their fans.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN WONG
Singapore's Koh Sock Hwee achieved her goal of ending the Republic’s unwanted record of finishing last at all eight previous HSBC events. She was tied 59th and earned US$3,987 in her first event as a full-time professional.
Singapore's Koh Sock Hwee achieved her goal of ending the Republic’s unwanted record of finishing last at all eight previous HSBC events. She was tied 59th and earned US$3,987 in her first event as a full-time professional. PHOTO: HSBC WOMEN'S CHAMPIONS
The searing afternoon sun took its toll on the golfers. Thankfully for New Zealand's Lydia Ko, she had caddy Jason Hamilton on hand to keep her cool.
The searing afternoon sun took its toll on the golfers. Thankfully for New Zealand's Lydia Ko, she had caddy Jason Hamilton on hand to keep her cool. PHOTO: AFP
Other golfers found innovative ways to tackle the heat. Jang Ha Na's portable pink fan was just as important as her clubs.
Other golfers found innovative ways to tackle the heat. Jang Ha Na's portable pink fan was just as important as her clubs.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Jang Ha Na's victory was the third by a South Korean in Singapore. Compatriot Kim Sei Young struggled in the Republic but will be hoping her game peaks in time for the Rio Olympics in August, when golf returns after a 112-year absence.
Jang Ha Na's victory was the third by a South Korean in Singapore. Compatriot Kim Sei Young struggled in the Republic but will be hoping her game peaks in time for the Rio Olympics in August, when golf returns after a 112-year absence.PHOTO: EPA
Only Japanese star Ai Miyazato, in 2010, has won in Thailand and Singapore in back-to-back weeks. World No. 3 and top-ranked American Lexi Thompson had the chance but struggled with her driving all week.
Only Japanese star Ai Miyazato, in 2010, has won in Thailand and Singapore in back-to-back weeks. World No. 3 and top-ranked American Lexi Thompson had the chance but struggled with her driving all week. ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG
Ai Miyazato was one of five former world No. 1s in the field. Now ranked 152nd, the highlight of Miyazato's week was a hole-in-one on the par-three 8th hole during Friday's second round.
Ai Miyazato was one of five former world No. 1s in the field. Now ranked 152nd, the highlight of Miyazato's week was a hole-in-one on the par-three 8th hole during Friday's second round.ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG
South Korean Park Hee Young is usually one of the game's most fashionable players. She did not disappoint and her club covers were equally eye-catching.
South Korean Park Hee Young is usually one of the game's most fashionable players. She did not disappoint and her club covers were equally eye-catching. ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG
An age-gap of 13 years was not the only striking difference between Americans Mo Martin (left) and Alison Lee.
An age-gap of 13 years was not the only striking difference between Americans Mo Martin (left) and Alison Lee.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
There is fashion and then there is golf fashion. At least it makes them easy to spot.
There is fashion and then there is golf fashion. At least it makes them easy to spot.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
There is fashion and then there is golf fashion. At least it makes them easy to spot.
There is fashion and then there is golf fashion. At least it makes them easy to spot.PHOTO: AFP
There is fashion and then there is golf fashion. At least it makes them easy to spot.
There is fashion and then there is golf fashion. At least it makes them easy to spot.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Rising star Brooke Henderson of Canada had her sister Brittany caddying for her and the siblings combined to good effect. Brooke, 18, finished tied-ninth.
Rising star Brooke Henderson of Canada had her sister Brittany caddying for her and the siblings combined to good effect. Brooke, 18, finished tied-ninth.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN