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US Women's Open Golf : A-Lim Kim Wins First Major Title After Stunning Finish

World Number 94 A-Lim Kim claimed her first major title with a stunning final round at the U.S. Women's Open.

Kim, 25, started five strokes behind Leader HINAKO SHIBUNO but closed with three straight birdies in a four-under 67 to finish three under overall.

The South Korean was making her US Women's Open debut in Houston and this is only her third professional victory.

World Number One Ko Jin-Young and American Amy Olson tied for second, one shot back, with Japan's Shibuno fourth.

Kim tied the record for the biggest final-round comeback at the us Women's Open, becoming the seventh player to rally from five strokes down and first since Annika Sorenstam in 1995.