Minjee Lee of Australia wins first major at Amundi Evian Championship

A thrilling final day of the Evian Championship saw Australian Minjee Lee come from 7 shots behind Korean leader Jeongeung Lee6, who shot 71, to force a playoff. She had 7 birdies in her final round to finish -18. Yea,imi Noh shot 67 to narrowly miss out on the playoff when she missed a birdie chance on the final hole. Leona Maguire of Ireland shot 61, the best round in a major championship and tied 6th.

In the playoff Lee6 bogeyed the first extra hole when she hit a shot into water and Lee hot hers near to the flag. Lee converted the putt to win fer 6th LPGA title and first major, which she felt was “really amazing”.

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