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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The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship - Riviera Country Club
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PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: A participant in the boys 7-9 division hits a drive in the driving competition during a regional round of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Riviera Country Club on September 24, 2016 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images for DC&P Championship)

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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