Ai Miyazato rallies to win NW Arkansas title

Associated Press  |  Last updated July 01, 2012
Ai Miyazato shot a 6-under 65 on Sunday to overcome a five-shot deficit and win the NW Arkansas Championship for her second LPGA Tour victory of the year. The Japanese star made a 5-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to reach 12 under for the tournament, and her ninth career LPGA Tour victory was secured when Mika Miyazato missed a 15-foot birdie attempt on No. 18. Ai Miyazato had seven birdies and one bogey in the final round to finish a stroke ahead of Mika Miyazato and Azahara Munoz. Ai Miyazato also won the LOTTE Championship in April. Mika Miyazato had a 67, and Munoz closed with a 65. Veronica Felibert of Venezuela, who opened the day with a four-shot lead, shot a 72 for a share of fourth at 10 under.
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