Veronica Felibert wins Symetra Tour event
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Veronica Felibert won the Credit Union Classic on Sunday for first Symetra Tour title, birdieing three of the last four holes for a three-stroke victory.
Felibert, the 29-year-old former University of Southern California player from Venezuela, closed with a 6-under 65 to finish at 12-under 201 on Drumlins Country Club's East Course.
''I'm very, very happy,'' Felibert said. ''I've been working very hard and it is finally clicking, so I am very, very excited.''
Felibert earned $15,000 to jump from 42nd to 11th on the money list with $27,941. The top 10 at the end of the season will earn 2015 LPGA Tour cards.
''I'm probably going to cry later because I know myself and this means a lot,'' Felibert said. ''If you are a player or work on the tour, you know I work very hard and being out here for so many years makes me realize I still haven't been able to win and I feel so capable. This is very special and I am just so happy.''
Lindy Duncan shot a 66 to finish second.