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Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

Inbee Park reacts after she pars the 18th hole to win the Wegmans LPGA golf championship in Pittsford, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States' major streak at three. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — With fireworks reverberating all around as the LPGA Tour marked the end of an era, Inbee Park soaked in the moment.

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Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

Jenny Shin, left, Meena Lee, center, and Illhee Lee, right, spray Champion Inbee Park after she won the Wegmans LPGA golf championship in Pittsford, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Park won in a sudden death playoff round. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume.

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Laurie Rinker wins Legends Championship

FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — Laurie Rinker won The Legends Championship when heavy rain forced tournament officials to cancel the final round Sunday at French Lick Resort.

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Lincicome maintains LPGA Championship

Brittany Lincicome smiles after her eagle on 14 during the second round LPGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Pittsford, N.Y. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Annette Lein)

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome beamed. She had fought off the jitters while leading an LPGA Tour major and it felt oh-so-good.

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Brittany Lincicome leads LPGA Championship

Lexi Thompson tees-off from the 12th hole during the LPGA Championship at the Monroe Golf Club, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 in Pittsford, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Buffalo News, Harry Scull Jr)  TV OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; BATAVIA DAILY NEWS OUT; DUNKIRK OBSERVER OUT; JAMESTOWN POST-JOURNAL OUT; LOCKPORT UNION-SUN JOURNAL OUT; NIAGARA GAZETTE OUT; OLEAN TIMES-HERALD OUT; SALAMANCA PRESS OUT; TONAWANDA NEWS OUT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome opened a three-stroke lead Friday in the wind-swept LPGA Championship, the tour’s fourth major championship of the season.

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