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Tseng hangs on for delayed LPGA win

March 18, 2012 at 10:22 PM

PHOENIX, March 18 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Yani Tseng overcame weather delays and looming darkness Sunday to fire a 4-under-par 68 and eke out a one-stroke win at the LPGA Founders Cup.

Tseng collected birdies after two of the round's three rain delays -- on the 10th and 14th holes -- and followed up with another birdie on the 15th to establish the winning margin.

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Tseng parred the last three holes to hang on for her 14th career LPGA title at 18-under-par 270.

Second-ranked Na Yeon Choi also fired a 68 to finish one shot behind at minus-17, joined there by former No. 1 Ai Miyazato (69) at J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

Claiming sole possession of fourth place at minus-15 was Jennifer Song, who carded a 7-under 65.

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