Jessica Korda wins LPGA Malaysia for 4th title

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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