Inbee Park wins third consecutive Women's PGA Championship

Jun 14, 2015 6:22 PM by Ross Field

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) - Inbee Park shot a final round 68 and finished at 19-under par to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship for the third consecutive year and retake the No. 1 ranking in women's golf.

The 26-year-old from South Korea made five birdies and shot a bogey-free round at the Westchester Country Club, finishing the tournament five strokes ahead of 22-year-old countrywoman Sei Young Kim.

Park, who shot a 273 for the tournament, tied the Tour record for the lowest score in a major in relationship to par and finished the four rounds with 22 birdies and just three bogeys.

Lexi Thompson ended up in third place. She had eight birdies on her first 13 holes Sunday and shot a 66 to finish at 12-under par.

This is Park's sixth major title. She ties Annika Sorenstam only golfer who has claimed this championship in three consecutive years.

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