Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women’s Open on fourth playoff hole

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SFGate—In some of the bleakest moments during Ariya Jutanugarn's back-nine collapse at the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, the 22-year-old from Thailand would take a deep breath, smile to herself and think happy thoughts. Mind tricks weren't working, but she didn't stop trying. Finally, after an excruciating few hours of golf, the positive vibes came true. Jutanugarn lost a seven-shot lead on the back nine before prevailing on the fourth hole of a...

Golf-Ariya wins US Women's Open in playoff. By Andrew BothSHOAL CREEK, Ala., June 3 (Reuters) - Ariya Jutanugarn suffered a back nine collapse before beating South Korean Kim Hyo-joo in a playoff at...