Mon, June 11, 2012
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Feng wins first golf major for China

2012-06-11 00:55:05 GMT2012-06-11 08:55:05(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Feng Shanshan of China holds the trophy after winning the LPGA Golf Championship in Pittsford, New York, June 10, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

Feng Shanshan of China tees off on the 17th hole during the final round of the LPGA Golf Championship in Pittsford, New York, June 10, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

Feng Shanshan of China holds the trophy after winning the LPGA Golf Championship in Pittsford, New York, June 10, 2012. [Photo/Agencies]

PITTSFORD, New York, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Feng Shanshan won China's first golf major as she closed with a bogey-free five-under par 67 to claim the LPGA Championship on Sunday.

The 22-year-old from Beijing took her first career LPGA triumph by finishing 72 holes at Locust Hill Country Club on six-under 282.

Japan's Mika Miyazato, Norway's Suzann Pettersen, American Stacy Lewis and South Korean Ji Eun-Hee shared the second place on 284.

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