Aronsson hangs on to win in Michigan

 

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Harris, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Molly Aronsson carded an even-par 72 on Sunday to hang on for a 1-shot win at the Island Resort Championship.

Aronsson collected her first career win on the Symetra Tour at 1-under-par 215.

Sadena Parks bogeyed her final two holes to close out a 3-over 75 and finish in second place at even-par 216. Parks had a chance to force a playoff at the 18th, but her par putt lipped out to hand Aronsson the outright win.

Sara-Maude Juneau (74) and Katie Kempter (75) shared third place at 1-over.

Second-round leader Lacey Agnew tripped to a 7-over 79 during her final round at Sweetgrass Golf Club to fall all the way into a tie for ninth place at plus-3.

Aronsson traded a birdie at the first with a bogey at the second before converting back-to-back birdie efforts at the third and fourth to move to 3- under.

She would not birdie another hole for the remainder of the day and fell back to minus-1 with bogeys at the seventh and 15th. She would par her final three holes to remain there and watched from the clubhouse as Parks, who was playing in the final group, stumbled down the stretch to hand Aronsson the win.

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