Lexi Thompson rallies to win Meijer LPGA Classic in Michigan
BELMONT, Mich. (AP) Lexi Thompson has won the Meijer LPGA Classic by a stroke, shooting a 6-under 65 and rallying from four shots back.
The 20-year-old Florida golfer on Sunday won for the fifth time on the LPGA Tour. This is her first victory since she won her first major title last year at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
She finished at 18-under 266. Gerina Piller closed with a 64 and was one shot behind. Third-round leader Lizette Salas finished with a 70.
Salas parred the first six holes. Thompson caught her with birdies on Nos. 1, 4, 5 and 7. Piller made five birdies on the front nine. A birdie at No. 8 briefly tied her for the lead with Thompson and Salas.