Posted September 14, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Suzann Pettersen of Norway beat teenage star Lydia Ko of New Zealand by two shots to win the Evian Championship on Sunday and clinch the second major title of her career. Pettersen calmly rolled in a putt for par to seal the victory, then leaned back and held her head in her hands, hugged her caddy and laughed as she was sprayed with Champagne. ''I might start to get a bit emotional,'' Pettersen said, her voice wavering, as she collected the trophy. It was her first major since the LPGA Championship in 2007. Pettersen shot a 3-under 68 to finish with a 10-under total of 203 after the tournament was reduced to three rounds when Thursday's play was rained out. The 16-year-old Ko, who was trying to become the youngest major champion, finished with a 70. American Lexi Thompson shot a 68 to finish four shots back in third place, with South Koreans So Yeon Ryu and Se Ri Pak five shots behind in a tie for fourth. Top-ranked Inbee Park aimed to become the first gol...
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