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Teenager Hyo-Joo Kim beats Karrie Webb by 1 stroke on tense 18th to win Evian Championship

  • Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea plays on the 7th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea plays on the 7th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mi Jung Hur of South Korea follows her ball after playing on the 6th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Mi Jung Hur of South Korea follows her ball after playing on the 6th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)  (The Associated Press)

  • Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea watches the flight of her ball after playing on the 6th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea watches the flight of her ball after playing on the 6th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)  (The Associated Press)

South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim beat Australian veteran Karrie Webb by one shot on Sunday to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major winner at 19 years, 2 months.

Kim trailed the 39-year-old Webb by one shot heading into the final hole. But she turned the tables with a superb birdie from 12 feet out, and Webb then missed a chance to force a playoff when a difficult attempt for par from the same distance drifted left of the hole.

Kim led Webb by one shot overnight and they both posted 3-under rounds of 68 in perfect playing conditions, with no clouds or wind to disrupt them.

Webb was looking to win her eighth career major and first since Kraft Nabisco in 2006.