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Canada's Sharp Settles For Second In Symetra Tour Event

Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 13:59 Monday, 25 February 2013 13:53

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MESA, Arizona -- Former Arizona State player Jaclyn Sweeney won the Symetra Tour's season-opening VisitMesa.com Gateway Classic on Sunday, closing with 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a two-stroke victory.

Sweeney, from Bradenton, Florida, finished at 7-under 209 at Longbow Golf Club. She earned $15,000 and received a spot in the LPGA Founders Cup on March 14-17 at Wildfire in Phoenix.

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Jutanugarn's Last Hole Flub Hands Title To Inbee Park

Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 13:17 Monday, 25 February 2013 13:03

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CHONBURI, Thailand -- Inbee Park of South Korea took advantage of overnight leader Ariya Jutanugarn's triple bogey on the last hole Sunday to secure a one-stroke victory in the LPGA Thailand.

Jutanugarn blew a two-stroke lead on the 18th when she first had to take a drop and then missed a three-foot putt to force a playoff. The 17-year-old Thai golfer, who had a hole-in-one earlier in the round, was moved to tears as the putt lipped out, while a surprised Park started celebrating in the clubhouse with her caddie.

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Sharp Second On Symetra, Kane Second In Legends Event

Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 10:40 Monday, 25 February 2013 10:22

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It was a tale of two bridesmaids for two of Canada's top female professionall golfers on the weekend. 

Hamilton, Ontario's Alena Sharp came up a couple of shots short on Sunday of winning her first career Symetra Tour event.

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B.C.'s A Ram Choi Finishes Runner-Up At Folino Invitational

Last Updated on Monday, 25 February 2013 09:32 Monday, 25 February 2013 09:18

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A Ram Choi of Surrey, B.C. came agonizingly close to the Folino Invitational golf title on Tuesday, losing by one stroke to Raychelle Santos of Gonzaga.
 
Choi led by two strokes with four holes to play, but made three bogeys coming in to finish at 75-72-72=219 for second place at the 6,067-yard Industry Hills Golf Club in Pacific Palms, CA.

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Shin Wins Australian Women's Open Over Ko And Tseng

Last Updated on Monday, 18 February 2013 13:54 Monday, 18 February 2013 01:39

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- South Korea's Jiyai Shin won the Australian Women's Golf Open by two shots Sunday, finishing with a 1-under 72 to beat world No. 1 Yani Tseng after being tied for the overnight lead with teenage star Lydia Ko.

Shin mixed three birdies with two bogeys in a final-round showdown with Ko and Tseng of Taiwan, and added the Australian title to her two British Opens among 37 professional victories.

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