Ha Na Jang had to go the final 36 holes with the best player in women's golf to capture her first LPGA Tour title Saturday in Ocala, Fla.
The biggest challenge turned out to be cold and rain.
Jang reclaimed the lead with a five-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and closed with an even-par 72 on Saturday for a two-shot victory over Canadian teen Brooke Henderson in the Coates Golf Championship.
“It's amazing how I feel right now,” said the 23-year-old Korean, who was in tears after making one last birdie that only affected the margin.
She finished at 11-under 277 and earned $225,000.
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