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PHOENIX (AP) -- Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 2-under 70 on Friday to take a one-stroke over five players after the second round of the LPGA Founders Cup.
A day after playing a seven-hole stretch on the back nine in 7 under, the Taiwanese star opened with nine pars on the same nine. She had three birdies and a bogey on her final nine to reach 9-under 135 on another perfect 80-degree day at Wildfire Golf Club.
Second-ranked Na Yeon Choi was second along with fellow South Korean players I.K. Kim and Meena Lee and Japan's Ai Miyazato and Mika Miyazato. Kim had a 66, Lee and Mika Miyazato shot 67, Ai Miyazato had a 68, and Choi shot a 69.
Tseng successfully defended her LPGA Thailand title in February for her 13th LPGA Tour victory. She led the tour last season with seven victories -- including major victories in the LPGA Championship and Women's British Open -- and finished the year with 12 worldwide titles.
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Yani Tseng was a lot more concerned about the wind at tight Wildfire Golf Club than rain and cold Sunday in the final round of the LPGA Founders Cup.
"If it's windy on this golf course, it's not easy. I mean the greens are pretty firm and the course is very narrow," said Tseng, tied for the lead with Ai Miyazato after the third round Saturday.
Yani Tseng two-putted for par from 40 feet in fading light to hold off Ai Miyazato and Na Yeon Choi by a stroke Sunday and win the LPGA Founders Cup.
The top-ranked Taiwanese star won her 14th LPGA Tour title and second in four events this year. She closed with a 4-under 68 to finish at 18 under.
The second-ranked Choi also shot 68, and Miyazato had a 69.
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Top-ranked Yani Tseng of Taiwan made five birdies and an eagle in a seven-hole stretch on the back nine Thursday to finish with a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead with Hee Young Park in the LPGA Founders Cup.
Tseng birdied the par-5 11th, par-4 13th and par-3 14th, eagled the par-5 15th, and birdied the par-4 16th and par-3 17th. She had a 4-foot try for another birdie...