Ai Miyazato wins LPGA Tour event in Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP)
Japan's Ai Miyazato won the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Saturday for her eighth career LPGA Tour title, holing birdies on three of the last six holes for a 2-under 70 and a four-stroke victory.
Miyazato finished at 12-under 276 at wind-swept Ko Olina. She opened with rounds of 71, 65 and 70 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round.
Meena Lee, tied for the lead after a birdie on No. 15, had a 70 to tie for second with Azahara Munoz at 8 under. Munoz finished with a 70.
Top-ranked Yani Tseng, a three-time winner this year, closed with a 74 to tie for 10th at 4 under.
Miyazato had finished second behind Tseng this year in Thailand and Phoenix.