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Nordqvist beats Altomare in playoff to win Evian major
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - Anna Nordqvist beat unheralded American Brittany Altomare in a playoff under driving rain and hail at the first extra hole to win the Evian Championship on Sunday. Nordqvist sank a 4-foot putt for bogey 5 on the soaked 18th hole while 102nd-ranked Altomare had a six. The 30-year-old Swede earned $547,500 for winning her first major since the 2009 LPGA Championship. Nordqvist and Altomare both shot 66 for 9-under totals of 204.
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