Bo Bae Song wins Mizuno Classic
SHIMA, Japan (AP) – South Korea’s Bo Bae Song won the Mizuno Classic for her first LPGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory over Lorena Ochoa, Brittany Lang and Hee Young Park.
Song finished with a 15-under 201 total at Kintetsu Kashikojima and earned $210,000 in the event co-sanctioned by the Japan LPGA.
The top-ranked Ochoa shot a 64, and Lang and Park had 68s.
Jiyai Shin, the 2008 winner who is trying to hold off Ochoa in the player of the year points race, closed with a 69 to tie for fifth with Yani Tseng (67), Mi-Jeong Jeon (69) and Inbee Park (69) at 11 under.
Song had six birdies and a bogey – on the par-4 14th – in the final round. She opened with rounds of 68 and 65 to take a one-stroke lead into the final day.