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Women's Golf: Inkster Wins Evian Masters - 2003-07-27


American Juli Inkster has celebrated her 23rd wedding anniversary by winning the Evian Masters Ladies Professional Golfer's Association tournament in Evian-Les-Bains, France.

The 43-year-old Inkster fired a 7-under-par, 65 in the final round and finished at 21-under-par, 267. South Korea's Hee-Won Han was second, six shots back. Han had a final round of 3-under-par, 69 to finish at 15-under-par, 273.

Mexican rookie Lorena Ochoa finished in a tie for third place with American Rosie Jones. Ochoa shot a 4-under-par 68 while Jones had a 1-over-par, 73.

For the win, Juli Inkster takes home $315,000. Next week she'll be playing in the Women's British Open at Royal Lytham Saint Annes' in Lancashire, England. A win at the British Open would give Inkster a career Grand Slam.

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