Ai Miyazato, of Japan, waves to fans after sinking her putt on the 10th hole during the LPGA Wal-Mart NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark., Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
Michael Woods
June 25, 2017

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) So Yeon Ryu became the LPGA Tour's first two-time winner this season, taking the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday with a tournament-record 18-under 195 total.

Five strokes ahead after a course-record 10-uner 61 on Saturday, the third-ranked Ryu closed with a 69 for a two-shot victory over fellow South Korean player Amy Yang and Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn.

Ryu has five LPGA Tour victories, also winning the major ANA Inspiration in April in a playoff with Lexi Thompson. Ryu won at Pinnacle Country Club four years after losing a playoff to Inbee Park in event.

Yang finished with a 64, and Jutanugarn had a 66.

Local favorite Stacy Lewis (69) and Michelle Wie (64) tied for fourth at 13 under.

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