Denham, England (Sports Network) - Karrie Webb fired a 7-under 65 on Sunday
to earn a 1-stroke victory at the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters.
Webb claimed her third victory this year on the Ladies European Tour at
"I came over here to get some tournament rounds under my belt, get some
confidence going, get into the time zone and British conditions. To win is
just the icing on the cake," said Webb, who will seek her eighth career major
victory at the Women's British Open next week.
Ashleigh Simon, who held a share of the overnight lead with Carolina Masson
and Klara Spilkova, shot a 3-under 69 to finish in second place at 15-under.
Masson carded a 70 during her final round at Buckinghamshire Golf Club to take
third at 14-under, while Sandra Gal (67) and Christina Kim (68) tied for
fourth at minus-13.
Spilkova tripped to a 1-over 73 to fall into a share of sixth place with Line
Vedel (66) at 11-under 205.
Webb entered the day three strokes behind the overnight leaders, but she more
than made up that deficit with an outward 30 that included birdies at the
first, third, sixth and seventh, and was capped with an eagle at the ninth.
She added another eagle at the 14th to move to 17-under before dropping a shot
with a bogey at the 16th to head into the clubhouse with a lead she would not
Masson and Simon each could have forced a playoff with a birdie at the 18th,
but Simon failed to convert her birdie putt and Masson bogeyed her final hole
to secure the win for Webb.
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