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Jiyai Shin wins Australian Women's Open

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 17, 2013 at 3:09 am •  Published: February 17, 2013
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Ko has won three professional tournaments in the last 13 months, taking the New South Wales Open to become the youngest winner of a professional event, then winning the Canadian Open, to become the youngest winner on the LPGA Tour. She struggled to overcome her poor start Sunday and was never able to comfortably settle into her final round.

"I had a few struggles with my drives but, I can't play good every single round," Ko said. "Third in a professional event is a pretty good result and I can't say I'm not fully pleased."

Meanwhile, Tseng shot the best round of the last day - a 7-under 66 - to dash past Ko into second place, two shots behind Shin.

"I was always feeling good here and I tried my best today," Tseng said. "I got some pretty good lucky bounces, too. I didn't drive as well as the last few days, but I got some good bounces, some good kicks on the fairway, hit a tree, bounced on the fairway so it's kind of really lucky."