South Korea's Inbee Park won the LPGA Malaysia title on Sunday, sinking birdies on four out of her first five holes on the back nine for a four-under 67, denying compatriot Na-yeon Choi a successful title defense.
Park, the current LPGA Money List leader and winner of the US Women's Open in 2008, claimed her second title of the season and third of her career, finishing with 15-under 269 to win by two strokes.
Choi, who won the title by one stroke last year, had a double bogey on 17 and finished as runner-up after a final-round 71 while Hall of Famer Karrie Webb of Australia finished third, a stroke further back after a 68.
One stroke behind for fourth was Scottish Catriona Matthew (67), a shot ahead of So-yeon Ryu of South Korea.
There were anxious moments for Park as she dropped one shot on the 17th and her tee-shot from the 18th flew straight into the bunker.
However, Park managed to contain the damage and relief was written all over her face as she walked back to the clubhou...