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Park wins Hyundai Ladies Open with record 17-under

Park Sung-hyun achieved a wire-to-wire victory at the 2015 Hyundai Ladies China Open on Sunday after edging defending champion Kim Hyo-joo by two strokes.

At the Mission Hills Golf Club in Hainan, China, Park hit 5-under 67 in the final round and closed the event with a tournament record 17-under 199.

The previous tournament record was also held by Kim, who shot 14-under 202 last year.

The event, in its 10th year, is co-sanctioned by the KLPGA Tour and China LPGA Tour. Although it is held in 2015, the event is considered as the 2016 season opener for the KLPGA Tour because the results count towards records for next year.

Park never lost the lead since the event started on Friday. She made five birdies in the last six holes to cement her lead on Sunday from Kim.

The 22-year-old, who collected three wins and was second in prize-money rankings in the 2015 season of the KLPGA Tour, earned $110,000 for her victory.

Kim, the 2014 KLPGA Tour MVP, made a critical double bogey in the 12th hole and a bogey in the 15th. Kim, who finished second in the LPGA Rookie of the Year awards, was looking for her third title of the event and her fifth trophy in China.

Meanwhile, the 2015 KLPGA Tour MVP and prize money leader Chun In-gee finished fourth at 11-under, while Jang Su-yeon was third at 12-under. By Joo Kyung-don



BASKETBALL

Bucks end Golden State
Warriors NBA-record 24 wins

MILWAUKEE - The streak is over for the Golden State Warriors.

Their NBA-record ended after 24 wins when they lost 108-95 to the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Golden State’s 28-game winning streak, counting the final four games of last season, also came to a halt. The NBA’s longest winning streak is 33 by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1971-72 - and it was also broken by Milwaukee.

Greg Monroe scored 28 points for the Bucks, who got the all-around effort needed to beat the defending NBA champions.

It also helped that the Warriors (24-1), perhaps fighting fatigue after needing two overtimes to win at Boston on Friday, were cold from 3-point range. They usually make 13 a night, but were just 6 of 26 from behind the arc in the final game of a seven-game road trip. AP
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