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Ko Jin-young wins Evian Championship for 2nd major title of season Updated: 2019-07-29 16:32:58 KST

South Korea's Ko Jin-young didn't let a little rain put a damper on her quest for a second major victory of the season.
On Sunday, she fired a 4-under-67 to win the 2019 LPGA Evian Championship at Evian-les-Bains by two strokes with a 15-under-par overall.
Despite the start to the fourth and final day of the competition being delayed by two hours due to the wet conditions, the 24-year-old kept her composure, and took advantage of her playing partner and close friend Kim Hyo-joo's late collapse to cruise to victory.

Her first LPGA title of the season came at the 2019 ANA Inspiration in April.
For the 2018 LPGA Rookie of the Year, the victory means she moves back to number one in the world rankings, leapfrogging Park Sung-hyun, who finished the tournament tied for 6th.
The winner's check of 615-thousand dollars also catapults her to the top of the LPGA money list with nearly 2-million dollars.
Ko's victory also ends a streak of ten different players winning the previous ten majors.

And another major kicks off on Thursday, and it's a big one: the Women's British Open.
It's the first time since 1960 that two women's majors have been played in back-to-back weeks.
Lee Seung-jae, Arirang News.
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