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Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown

Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown

Spain might have seen its reign as an international soccer power come crashing down in the first two weeks of the World Cup last month in Brazil, but its potential as a major factor in women’s golf was in sharp focus the past few days at the LPGA’s inaugural International Crown. The Spaniards, who arrived at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills last week with confident games and rather anonymous profiles, left Sunday carrying the glistening silver trophy and wearing the four individual crowns for their victory in the eight-country, 32-player event. Except for Friday, when Spain was swept by a United States team that failed to reach Sunday’s singles, it was a nearly...

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