Kim rolls to big win at Ladies European Masters

 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom (SportsNetwork.com) - I.K. Kim closed with a 4-under 68 on Sunday and she cruised to an easy win at the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters.

Kim finished at 18-under-par 270 and won by five shots at Buckinghamshire Golf Club.

After matching the course record of 63 on Saturday, Kim kept rolling early in her final round. She birdied the first and second to move to minus-16. After three pars in a row, Kim birdied the sixth and eighth.

Kim parred the ninth to turn at 18-under, and she closed with all pars on the back nine to pick up the easy win.

Nikki Campbell posted a 5-under 67 in the final round to take second place at minus-13. Stephanie Meadow matched the course record in the final round with her 63. She jumped 22 places into a share of third at 11-under 277. Meadow was joined there by Lee-Anne Pace (68) and Caroline Masson (69).

Minjee Lee, the top ranked amateur in the world, started the day in second place, but struggled to a 1-over 73 and she fell into a tie for 11th at minus-9.

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