Jessica Korda of the United States swings her putter as she walks towards the 18th green during the third round of the LPGA Malaysia golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Joshua
Joshua Paul
October 11, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Jessica Korda won the LPGA Malaysia on Sunday for her fourth tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 in sweltering conditions for a four-stroke victory.

The 22-year-old American made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch that ended on the 10th, dropped a stroke on the par-4 11th and sealed it with birdies on the par-3 15th and 17th.

Second-ranked Lydia Ko, No. 3 Stacy Lewis and defending champion Shanshan Feng tied for second.

Korda finished at 18-under 266 at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club and earned $300,000. She opened with rounds of 69, 67 and 65 to take a two-stroke lead into the final round.

Ko finished with a 66. The 18-year-old New Zealander was coming off consecutive victories in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open and Evian Championship, where she became the youngest major champion.

Feng also had a 66, and Lewis shot a 67.

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