Johnson rallies to victory in Mobile

6:22 PM, May 19, 2013   |    comments
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Mobile, AL (Sports Network) - Jennifer Johnson fired a 7-under 65 on Sunday and earned a 1-stroke win at the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.

Johnson, who won for the first time on the LPGA Tour, finished 21-under-par 267. Her total of 267 bettered the tournament's scoring record by four shots. Stacy Lewis set the old record of 271 last year.

Pornanong Phatlum fired a 9-under 63 to grab a share of second place. She was joined at minus-20 by Jessica Korda, who closed with a 4-under 68.

Third-round leader Chella Choi carded a 2-under 70 in the final round. She shared fourth place at 19-under 269 with Karrie Webb (68), Jiyai Shin (63), Anna Nordqvist (69) and Ariya Jutanugarn (65).

Lewis, last year's winner, posted a 67 in the final round to end alone in ninth at minus-18 on the Crossings Course, which is part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove.


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