Ochoa claims win in Mexico
Monday, October 9, 2006
Mexican star Lorena Ochoa won her first LPGA Tour title in her home country, closing with a 4-under 69 to hold off Julieta Granada and Paula Creamer in the Corona Morelia Championship.
Ochoa won for the fourth time this season to tie Karrie Webb for the tour lead. Ochoa finished at 20-under 272 on the Jack Nicklaus-designed Tres Marias course in Morelia, Mexico, five strokes better than Granada.
Davis Love III won on the course he redesigned, shooting a 6-under 66 for his second victory in the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro in Greensboro, N.C.
Love had three straight birdies late in the round to seal his 19th PGA Tour victory and first since 2003. He finished at 16-under 272. Jason Bohn (66) finished two strokes back at 14 under.
-- The Associated Press