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Tseng ralies past Wie

The Associated Press

ROGERS, Ark. – Taiwan’s Yani Tseng won the Northwest Arkansas Championship for her third victory of the year, shooting a 6-under 65 to rally past Michelle Wie.

Tseng, also the Kraft Nabisco and Women’s British Open winner this year, birdied four of five holes early on the back nine, then held on for a one-stroke victory over Wie with a birdie on No. 18. Tseng finished at 13 under.

Wie, three strokes ahead entering the final round, closed with a 69.

Mika Miyazato (64) was third at 10 under.

Cochran earns first Champions Tour win

INCHEON, South Korea – Russ Cochran won the Songdo Championship for his first Champions Tour victory, beating Fred Funk with a birdie on the first playoff hole.

Cochran, the 51-year-old left-hander who won the 1991 Western Open for his lone PGA Tour title, closed with a 6-under 66 to match Funk (68) at 12 under at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea. Tom Pernice Jr. (67) was third at 11 under.

The tournament was the 50-and-over tour’s first in Asia.

PGA champs claims KLM Open title

HILVERSUM, Netherlands – PGA Championship winner Martin Kaymer won the KLM Open, closing with a 4-under 66 for a four-stroke victory over Christian Nilsson and Fabrizio Zanotti.

The German star, also the winner this year in Abu Dhabi, had a 14-under 266 total. Nilsson and Zanotti shot 69s. British Open winner Louis Oosthuizen (65) was 9 under along with Jose Manuel Lara (65), David Horsey (68) and Gonzalo Fernandes Castano (69).

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