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Japan's Momoko Ueda wins Mizuno Classic

Japan's Momoko Ueda won the Mizuno Classic for the second time in five seasons, beating China's Shanshan Feng with a 15-foot birdie putt on the third hole of playoff.Ueda, also the 2007 winner in the event sanctioned by the LPGA Tour and Japan LPGA, closed with a 3-under 69 to match Feng at 16 under at Kintetsu Kashikojima.The victory, her first since the 2009 AXA Ladies Open, was her second on the LPGA Tour and ninth on the Japan LPGA."I was starting to think I'd never win again," said Ueda, who earned her LPGA Tour card with her 2007 victory. "It's been a tough four years in America."The 25-year-old Ueda earned $180,000 in the $1.2 million event.Feng finished with a 65."It was my first playoff ever in my life," Feng said. "The third time we played that hole, she made a good putt to win and I feel happy for her. This was her week."Ueda missed a chance to win in regulation when her 16-foot birdie try on the par-4 18th slid to the right of the hole."When I missed that birdie putt, I tho...

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