SYLVANIA, Ohio — In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Traditional on Sunday to turn into the second two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour.
Two strokes behind 18-year-old Nelly Korda getting into the spherical, Kim birdied six of the primary 9 holes and completed with an 8-under 63 for a four-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson.
Kim additionally gained the ShopRite LPGA Traditional in June in New Jersey. The six-time LPGA Tour winner joined fellow South Korean participant So Yeon Ryu as the one a number of winners this season.
After enjoying the entrance 9 in 6-under 28, the 29-year-old Kim and added birdies on Nos. 15 and 16. She completed at 21-under 263 at Highland Meadows.
Thompson closed with a 66. Gerina Piller, the chief after every of the primary two rounds, had a 68 to tie for third at 15 underneath with Peiyun Chien (68). Korda shot a 74 to tie for eighth at 12 underneath.
Hamilton’s Alena Sharp shot a 67 to complete the match 11 underneath and tied for 13th.
Lydia Ko, winless since her victory final yr at Highland Meadows, tied for 20th at 9 underneath after a 69. She additionally gained the 2014 occasion.