South Korea’s In-Kyung Kim lands first major with Women’s British Open

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South Korea’s In-Kyung Kim held off a brilliant challenge from Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England to claim an overdue first major title in the Women’s British Open.

Kim saw her six-shot overnight lead cut in half thanks to a superb run of scoring from Shadoff, who followed a birdie on the 2nd with five in a row from the 6th and another on the 13th. The 29-year-old from Northallerton then made a birdie at the 17th to close the gap to two and parred the last to complete a 64, equalling the course record set on day one by Michelle Wie and matched by Inbee Park in round three.

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