Thompson edges Lewis to win Lorena Ochoa Invitational

12:10 AM, Nov 18, 2013   |    comments
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Guadalajara, Mexico ( - Lexi Thompson birdied the final hole on Sunday to earn a 1-stroke victory over Stacy Lewis at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

Thompson's birdie closed out a 3-under 69, as the 18-year-old claimed her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and third of her career at 16-under-par 272.

Lewis (68) had a chance to force a playoff, but failed to convert her short birdie effort on the 72nd hole at Guadalajara Country Club to end one shot off the pace at 15-under.

So Yeon Ryu (69) finished alone in third place at 13-under, while Inbee Park (69) captured fourth at 11-under 277.

Suzann Pettersen (70) and Pornanong Phatlum (71) shared fifth at minus-10.


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