Jang wins Aussie Open with superb finish

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ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) Ha Na Jang had an eagle and three birdies over her last six holes in a superb finish Sunday that set up a three-shot victory in the Women's Australian Open.

"It's a really good, strong finish. That is why it's good sport today," the South Korean said after closing with a 4-under 69 to finish at 10 under at Royal Adelaide.

No. 6-ranked Jang regained her composure after opening with a bogey in the last round and finished three shots ahead of Nanna Madsen of Denmark, who finished with an even-par 73 for a 7-under total 285.


Money Leaders: LPGA
Rank Player Earnings
1 B.Lincicome $210,000
2 H.Jang $195,000
3 L.Thompson $127,489
4 S.Lewis $92,484
5 P.Phatlum $81,217
6 G.Piller $71,544
7 A.Jutanugarn $67,983
8 S.Smith $65,836
9 M.Lee $63,265
10 H.Nomura $63,265
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