Ko wins her second major of the year at Evian Championship

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Ko Jin-young started the final round four shots behind night leader Kim Hyo-joo Final round leaderboard-15 J Ko (Kor); -13 J Lupcho (USA), S Feng (Chn), H Kim (Kor) -11 A Jutanugarn (Tha); -10 M Jutanugarn (Tha), S Park (Kor) Selected others: -3 B Law (Eng); -1 C body (Eng); Level par G Hall (Eng), M Reid (Eng)

Ko Jin-young from South Korea continued her sensational season by winning her second major of the year in a two-shot victory over the Evian championship.

Ko, 24, earned her first major success at ANA Inspiration and added another with a final round 67 in a wet Evian-les-Bains to finish 15 under.

Ko leads the LPGA Tour this year, have also won another title and posted seven top 10 finishes.

Overnight leader Kim Hyo-joo made two shots back after a two-over 73.

World number one Park Sung-hyun, which followed Kim with a shot that the last round of Sunday in France entered, five shots ended on Ko's drift after a buggy 75.

Kim, the 2014 champion, sunk birdies on the eighth and eleventh, wiping out a bogeyman on the third, to help her take the pack to stay ahead. e par-three 14th, familiar with a triple-bogey six which allowed Ko to take control.

World number two Ko moved within a shot of her countryman with back-to-back birdies at six and seven, with further gains at 10 and 13 to help her catch up with her game partner.

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Ko & # 39; s patient approach during paid dividends and from that moment she continued to look assured, sinking a 15-foot birdie putt on the 17th as she confidently closed the win without dropping a shot .

The American Jennifer Kupcho played a five-under-par 66 – the lowest round of the day in difficult circumstances – for a draw of second place alongside Kim and China & Shanshan Feng (68 ".

"Last year my game was a bit shorter, but this year I will be a bit longer. I had a great week," said Ko, who is going to reclaim the world ranking.

"I thought last night that I can win if I play really well, I never think of other players and their scores. "

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