Lewis hangs on to win LPGA Classic

Stacy Lewis held off Lexi Thompson to win the LPGA Classic at the RJT Golf Trail Crossings Course in Mobile, Alabama.

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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 26: Darren Fichardt of South Africa poses with the trophy after winning the Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club on February 26, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Lewis, who had led the field after the second and third rounds, looked to have been caught by Thompson, whose brilliant final round 65 saw her finish on 16-under-par 272.

Lewis bogeyed the 15th hole to end up tied for the lead, but she bounced back with a birdie on the next hole that was good enough for her to wrap up a one-shot victory.

France’s Karine Icher finished third, a short further back, while Azahara Munoz, Ryu So Yeon, Karrie Webb, Brittany Lincicome and Yoo Sun Young shared fourth place at -12.

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