Inbee Park prevails at LPGA Championship

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Inbee Park birdied the third hole of a sudden-death playoff with Catriona Matthew to win the rain-delayed LPGA Championship Sunday in Pittsford, N.Y.

Park made a 20-foot putt on the par-4 18th to go 2 for 2 in LPGA Tour majors this season. She rebounded in the playoff after blowing a three-shot lead with a closing 3-over-par 75. The top-ranked South Korean star bogeyed three of her final five holes in regulation and hit only six fairways in the final round.

‘‘It feels great. It was a tough day out there,’’ Park said. ‘‘The amount of fairways I was missing today, it’s almost a miracle that I won today.”

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