Posted April 28, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Stacy Lewis sweated out a win that came down to the last pressurized putt in a day full of them. Lexi Thompson, meanwhile, was at her poised best -- not her worst -- on a Sunday in Mobile. Lewis outlasted the rising teenager to win the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic by one stroke for her second LPGA Tour title in a round that supplied a measure of vindication for both. Lewis, five strokes ahead early in the day, reclaimed the edge with a birdie on No. 16, while the 17-year-old Thompson parred the final hole and had to wait. Lewis parred out. Her week was so solid that her finishing 3-under 69 was her worst round en route to a 17-under 271 total on The Crossings Course at Magnolia Grove, part of the Robert Trent Jones Trail. The former Arkansas star also won the 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship. ''I'm getting more comfortable in this situation,'' said Lewis, who earned $187,500. ''I think that's a lot of it, and it's definitely been coming. I lost in ...
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