Pettersen wins Evian Championship by two shots

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EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Norway’s Suzann Pettersen beat teen star Lydia Ko of New Zealand by two shots to win the Evian Championship and clinch the second major title of her career.

Pettersen calmly rolled in a putt for par to seal the victory, then leaned back and held her head in her hands, hugged her caddy and laughed as she was sprayed with Champagne.

It was her first major win since the 2007 LPGA Championship.

Pettersen shot a 3-under 68 to finish with a 10-under total of 203 after the tournament was reduced to three rounds when Thursday’s play was rained out. The 16-year-old Ko, who was trying to become the youngest major champion, finished with a 70.

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