Park Sang-hyun wins Shin­han Dong­hae Open

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SEOUL: South Korean golfer

an eight-un­der-par 63 to claim a stun­ning wire-to-wire vic­tory at the Asian Tour’s Shin­han Dong­hae Open in In­cheon, South Korea.

The 35- year- old fin­ished his fourth round with eight birdies for


Kiwi Nick Voke came third af­ter

Park’s com­pa­triot and 2009 Shin­han Dong­hae Open cham­pion Ryu Hyun-woo shared fourth place with Mun Do- yeob, also from South Korea.

2016 Shin­han Dong­hae Open cham­pion Ga­gan­jeet Bhullar had en­joyed a strong start to the tour­na­ment with a first- round 67, but failed to build on it as Park widened his lead through the week­end.

The Indian scored a 20- foot putt. Kim also e s s shot a faultl round, seven birdies help­ing her

won seven times on the LPGA Tour and was fourth last year and sixth in 2016 at Evian. “My big goal is to win a ma­jor,” said the 25-year-old. “I have won many times, but the ma­jor is miss­ing. But who knows what will hap­pen to­mor­row?” Martin, from Cal­i­for­nia, had a 69 to raise her hopes of a sec­ond ma­jor, but there are a num­ber of high

Park In­bee, the seven- time ma­jor win­ner and for­mer world No. 1, shot 67 to move into a tie for fourth place on nine un­der, and she was on the same mark as Ge­or­gia Hall, the English player who won last month’s women’s Bri­tish Open.

The best round of the day—and the Cham­pi­onship— came from Amer­i­can Rya n n O’Toole. She shot 63 to move into the top ten on eight un­der par.

Maria Tor­res, the Puerto

and sec­ond rounds slipped back with a 72—a round marred by bo­geys at the 17th and 18th. She

But it is Ol­son who goes into the

know I’ll be ner­vous, but that’s a good thing,” she said.

“I won’t be watch­ing the leader­board, just try­ing to hit the best shot ev­ery time. I hope I can bring my top game.” 2018

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