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Angela Stanford wins LPGA title near hometown

Lifelong Fort Worth resident birdies 4 of final 6 holes in Volunteers of America Classic, seizing momentum for U.S. Women’s Open

7: Number of victories in 20 seasons on the LPGA for American Angela Stanford, who won the Volunteers of America Classic on Sunday in The Colony, Texas. Stanford, 43, a lifelong resident of nearby Fort Worth who played college golf for hometown Texas Christian, birdied four of her final six holes at Old American Golf Club to shoot 4-under 67 for a 7-under 277 total and two-stroke victory. It was her first triumph since Sept. 16, 2018, when she won the Evian Championship for her lone major title. She is a six-time U.S. Solheim Cup player. South Koreans So Yeon Ryu and Inbee Park shared second place with American Yealimi Noh after all three closed with 70s to finish at 5-under 279. Stanford will take the momentum gleaned from her first victory in more than two years about four hours south to Houston, where the 75th U.S. Women’s Open will begin Thursday at Champions Golf Club (scores).

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