BENAHAVIS, Spain – English star Laura Davies won the Spanish Women's Open on Sunday for her 76th worldwide victory, closing with an even-par 71 for a two-stroke victory over American Christina Kim, England's Rebecca Hudson and Australia's Frances Bondad.
Davies, also a winner this year on the Ladies European Tour in New Zealand, Germany and Austria, finished at 11 under after opening with rounds of 65 and 66 on the Flamingos course. She overcame a quadruple-bogey 8 on the 13th, rallying with birdies on Nos. 14 and 15 to take a two-stroke lead.
At 46 years, 11 months, 14 days, the four-time major champion broke her own record as the oldest winner in Ladies European Tour history. She has 43 LET victories, 20 LPGA Tour titles and 13 other tour victories.
Kim shot a 65, and Hudson and Bondad had 67s.
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