- POSTED: 19 May 2014 07:34
Lizette Salas claimed her first win on the LPGA Tour by closing with an even-par 71 to win the Kingsmill Championship by four shots.
WILLIAMSBURG, United States: Lizette Salas claimed her first win on the LPGA Tour by closing with an even-par 71 on Sunday to win the Kingsmill Championship by four shots.
The 24-year-old American finished 72 holes on 13-under-par 271 at the Kingsmill course.
Salas was coming off a missed cut two weeks ago at the North Texas Shootout.
Australian Sarah Jane Smith matched the low round of the day with a five-under 66 to finish second, her best LPGA finish.
She shared second place at 275 by American Lexi Thompson (69) and former world number one Tseng Ya-Ni (69).
South Korean Ryu So-Yeon (69) and New Zealand's Lydia Ko (71) shared fifth place at eight-under 276. Thidapa Suwannapura of Thailand shot two-under 69 to grab seventh at seven-under 277.
Last year's winner, American Cristie Kerr, stumbled to a one-over 72 for the second consecutive round. Kerr shared 29th place at two-under 282.
New Zealand teen Lydia Ko and American Stacy Lewis each missed a chance to move into the world number one ranking.