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American Morgan Pressel rallied from two holes down with three to play to eliminate No. 2 Na Yeon Choi on the first playoff hole in the third round of the Sybase Match Play Championship.
Top-ranked Yani Tseng, No. 10 seeded Amy Yang and No. 12 seeded Angela Stanford lost in the morning round on Saturday. That leaves No. 6-seeded Stacy Lewis as the only top-10 player in the original field of 64.
Lewis capped a 1-up win over 2010 Sybase champion Sun Young Yoo by hitting her third shot on the par-5 final hole within a foot of the cup.
Tseng, who has won three times on the U.S. LPGA Tour this year, dropped a 3 and 2 decision when the 49th-seeded Kung birdied the 15th and 16th holes.
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American Morgan Pressel rallied from two holes down with three to play to eliminate No. 2 Na Yeon Choi on the first playoff hole after the third round of the Sybase Match Play Championship on Saturday.
Top-ranked Yani Tseng, No. 10 seeded Amy Yang and No. 12 seeded Angela Stanford lost in the morning round. That left No. 6 seeded Stacy Lewis as the only Top 10 player in the original...
Azahara Munoz of Spain defeated Morgan Pressel 2 and 1 in the semifinals of the Sybase Match Play Championship Sunday after a slow-play penalty against the American on the 12th hole turned the match, casting a shadow on the $1.5 million event.
Munoz will play veteran Candie Kung in the title match. Kung beat Vicky Hurst 2 and 1 in the other semifinal of an event that now is shrouded...
Azahara Munoz beat Candie Kung 2 and 1 on Sunday to win the Sybase Match Play Championship, a title that was set up when Morgan Pressel was penalized for slow play while in control of their semifinal match.
It was the first LPGA Tour win for Munoz, but this one is going to be shrouded in controversy. It also will put more focus on pace of play in golf.
Pressel appeared to take...