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Inbee Park the Youngest Winner of US Women's Open

19-year-old Korean remains steady while other contenders falter
By Chip Bayers,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 29, 2008 6:28 PM CDT

(Newser) – Two weeks away from her 20th birthday, Inbee Park became the youngest winner of the US Women's Open today by closing with a 2-under 71 as everyone else around her faded away at Interlachen. Park didn't make a bogey over the final 10 holes, pulling away with three clutch putts early on the back nine and building a four-shot lead going to the final hole. She finished with a tap-in birdie, and a few of her fellow South Koreans doused her with beer. (Read more LPGA Tour stories.)

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