Thompson wins LPGA Malaysia by 4 strokes
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — American teenager Lexi Thompson shot a 2-under 69 on Sunday to comfortably win the LPGA Malaysia by four strokes.
The 18-year-old, who won her second career LPGA title and first of the season, finished at 19-under 265 to end the South Korean dominance at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Jimin Kang won the inaugural event in 2010 before compatriots Na Yeon and world No.1 Inbee Park followed the next two years.
China’s Feng Shanshan was second at 269 after carding a 67 while Ilhee Lee, leader of the first two rounds, had a 73 and finished tied for third with world No.2 Suzann Pettersen (70) at 272.