American Lewis wins Mizuno Classic golf
04 Nov 2012 - 07:47:18
American Stacy Lewis hit a sizzling 64 for a one-stroke victory at the USLPGA Tour Mizuno Classic tournament on Sunday.
The 27-year-old American, starting the day seven strokes behind the pace in eighth place, hit 10 birdies against two bogeys for a three-round total of 11-under par 205 on the 6,506-yard, par 72 Kashikojima Country Club course.
It was her fourth title of the season following victories at the Navistar LPGA Classic, the Shoprite LPGA Classic and the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, and fifth overall.
With Sunday's victory, Lewis received the winner's cheque of 180,000 dollars.
Overnight leader Lee Bo-Mee of South Korea carded three birdies against three bogeys for an even par 72 to end as runner-up, followed by Japan's first-round leader Ayako Uehara on 207.
World number one Yani Tseng of Taiwan was fourth on 209, while Anna Nordqvist of Sweden and three South Koreans -- Seo Hee-Kyung, Jenny Shin and US Open champion Choi Na-Yeon -- were tied at fifth place on 210.
Defending champion Momoko Ueda hit three birdies against four bogeys to finish tied on 27th place on 214, while two-time champion Shin Ji-Yai of South Korea was tied on 14th place with 212.