Found March 18, 2013 on Fox Sports:
After the last putt dropped Sunday, Stacy Lewis turned and pointed a finger toward caddie Travis Wilson. "That's for you," she said while giving him a hug. One day after Lewis and Wilson went under the microscope for a rules infraction on the 16th hole, they found vindication on the same par 4 with a pivotal three-shot swing against the silky smooth Ai Miyazato. Another birdie on the 17th put a dagger in Japan's sweetheart, who had led the RR Donnelley Founders Cup for 69 holes. Lewis won by three strokes, and with the title, took the No. 1 world ranking from Yani Tseng, who had held it for 109 weeks. Tseng took to Twitter to congratulate her friend, saying "You deserve this World No. 1." "Almost 10 years ago I was going into surgery to put a rod and five screws in my back," Lewis said. "I'm really not supposed to be here." It was quite a 24-hour swing for Lewis, who found out after Saturday's round that she had incurred a ...
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