Stacy Lewis hit a superb 64 as she surged to a one-stroke win in the USLPGA Tour Mizuno Classic
Stacy Lewis surged to a one-stroke win at the USLPGA Tour Mizuno Classic after carding a superb 64 in Japan.
Last Updated: 04/11/12 3:20pm
The American began the day seven strokes off the pace in eighth, but she stormed up the leaderboard with 10 birdies for a three-round total of 11-under par 205 and finished just ahead of South Korea's Lee Bo-Mee.
Lewis clinched her fourth title of the season following victories at the Navistar LPGA Classic, the Shoprite LPGA Classic and the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, and fifth overall.
Overnight leader Bo-Mee picked up three costly bogeys along with three birdies for an even par 72, while Japan's first-round leader Ayako Uehara was third on 207
World No 1 Yani Tseng of Taiwan was fourth on 209, while Anna Nordqvist of Sweden and three South Koreans - Seo Hee-Kyung, Jenny Shin and US Open champion Choi Na-Yeon - were tied at fifth place on 210.
Defending champion Momoko Ueda could only manage a joint 27th place finish after carding four final day bogeys in a 214 and two-time champion Shin Ji-Yai of South Korea was tied on 14th place with 212.