Shin bags her third 2009 LPGA win

ROGERS, Ark., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Jiyai Shin captured her third title of the year Sunday, winning the LPGA Arkansas Championship in a playoff.

The 21-year-old Korean star birdied the second extra hole, sinking a 10-foot putt, to defeat Sun Young Yoo and Angela Stanford after the three had finished regulation play at 9-under-par 204.


Shin shot a 7-under 64, Yoo had a 68 and Stanford a 69 in the final round.

The win was Shin's sixth on the tour.

"I still can't believe it," Shin said after her win. "My goal was just a top 10."

Shin won $270,000.

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