Golf: Wie wins first tournament on home soil, at home in Hawaii
Published on Apr 20, 2014 3:55 PM
(REUTERS) - Michelle Wie claimed her first LPGA win on American soil on Saturday, coming from four strokes behind to win the Lotte Championship in her home state of Hawaii.
The 24-year-old American fired a five-under 67 at Ko Olina Golf Club in the final round to storm past third-round leader Angela Stanford, finishing with a two-stroke advantage on 14-under 274.
Stanford's 73 left her at 12-under with South Korea's Park In Bee third at 11-under.
The victory was Wie's third of her career but the first in America and also the first since the Canadian Open in 2010.
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