Mi Hyang Lee, of South Korea, hits off the 15th tee during the first round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament in Galloway Township, N.J., Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Julio Cortez
November 09, 2014

SHIMA, Japan (AP) Mi Hyang Lee of South Korea birdied the fifth hole of a three-way playoff Sunday to win the Mizuno Classic for her first LPGA title.

Lee sank a birdie putt to beat compatriot Ilhee Lee and Japan's Kotono Kozuma. Lee shot 69 in regulation to finish tied at 11-under 205 with Ilhee Lee (70) and Kozuma, who also had a 69 in the final round.

Laura Davies, who held a share of the lead after the second round and was bidding to become the oldest winner in LPGA history at 51, had a 71 to finish one stroke back of the leaders.

Karrie Webb of Australia and Morgan Pressel of the United States were also among the group of nine players tied for second place.

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