Charley Hull seals two-shot victory to win first LPGA Tour title in Florida

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Britain’s Charley Hull claimed her first LPGA Tour win on Sunday with a two-shot victory at the CME Group Tour Championship in Florida.

The 20-year-old from Kettering started the final round with a one-shot lead over American Brittany Lincicome and South Korea’s Ryu So-yeon, and produced a brilliant, bogey-free 66 to finish on 19 under par at Tiburon Golf Club.

Hull had six birdies on the outward nine and three on the back nine en route to a new tournament scoring record, previously set in 2015 by Cristie Kerr at 17 under.

Hull and Ryu were locked together on 18 under with two holes to play, but a two-shot swing at the par-five 17th – Hull rolled her approach up for birdie while Ryu found a greenside bunker and could only manage a bogey – turned proceedings decisively in the Briton’s favour.

Ryu admitted to making a mistake with her shot selection.

“The good thing is…

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