After chasing down the leader for her first pro title, Emilee Klein ran away with the Women’s British Open in Woburn, England, for her second straight victory.
The 22-year-old American, who won for the first time last week in the Ping Welch’s Championship at Canton, Mass., coasted home Sunday with a 1-under-par 72 for a seven-shot victory.
While Penny Hammel and Amy Alcott did close within four strokes, the fellow Americans had little chance to catch Klein. Hammel closed with a 71 and Alcott shot a 72 to tie for second.
Tracy Hanson of Rathdrum, Idaho, tied for 41st.
John Bland, a member of the Senior PGA Tour for less than a year, won his fourth tournament with a closing 6-under-par 66 for a three-stroke victory over Jim Colbert in the $800,000 Northville Long Island Classic in Jericho. N.Y.
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