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A rally for Chun In-gee to take the lead and win the Women's PGA Championship

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Chun In-gee stretched down on Sunday to make Lexi Thompson last longer, despite a second straight 3 overpar 75 that blew away the chance of a wire-to-wire victory, and a third dramatic. I achieved a good finish. Major title of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in Bethesda, Maryland

Chun In-gee's 5-under 283 finish gave up a 7-shot lead after a roller coaster day at the Congressional Country Club. rice field. 1 day ago. The Korean player instead shook off the four front nine bogies and played perfectly in the last six holes, recovering from a two-stroke deficit against Thompson.

Chung (27) rescued Par on the 72nd hole of the tournament and won the comeback after the second shot approach bounced unfortunately and rolled off the green. .. She putt from the fringe to get within 5 feet.

This focuses on Thompson from Florida, who has endured a series of close calls in the past. Thompson missed the birdie putt from 12 feet. After Thompson won the par, all that remained was Chung sunk the par putt and won his fourth LPGA victory.

Thompson (73) and Australia's Minjiri (70) both missed the lead with a 4-under.

"It makes a lot of sense because we haven't won in the past three and a half years. I'm really grateful," said Chun, visibly and emotionally, in tears. I did.

Chung took the lead with 6 strokes after 69 in the second round after tying the tournament record with 8 under 64 on Thursday and taking a 5 shot lead after the first round. By the fourth hole on Sunday, three days after Saturday's third round of struggle, she was already looking up at Thompson.

Chung said she was important 16 when she made a par 5 hole a birdie when she had a fourth bogey in a 6-hole span. I caught Thompson on the day. Since she won the only major at the 19-year-old at the 2014 Craft Nabisco Championship, she marked the ninth major at the age of 27, where she finished in the top three without a win.

This year's National Open Champion Lee was caught up in the fight by competing for the second lowest round of the day in windy conditions.

"I really wanted to get back to equality after the start, but despite a bit of a tough situation, I hit some really good shots and gave me a little birdie chance," Lee said. .. "I'm very happy with my finish."

The top five are closed by Thailand's 19-year-old Atthaya Thitikul, who finished two shots with three unders after Sunday 73. Five players including Nasa Hataoka (low round 69) from Japan, Hannah Green (75) from Australia, Kim Hyo-joo (71), Kim Hyo-joo (76), and Kim Sei-young (76) from South Korea are 5 under 1 Rank Thailand. ).

– Field-level media