Shanghai — American Danielle Kang overcame flailing nerves to fire a three under par 69 in the final round and claim the inaugural LPGA Shanghai title by two strokes on Sunday. Kang, who started the final day a shot off the lead, failed to make any gains on the front nine and dropped a shot at the par-five fourth hole. But the 26-year-old recovered with four birdies after the turn to finish 13 under overall at a breezy and overcast Qizhong Garden Golf Club, fending off a late charge by New Zealand’s Lydia Ko, who carded the day’s lowest score of 66. Ko, who mixed seven birdies with a lone bogey, finished tied for second at 11 under in a group of seven players that included American Brittany Altomare, Thai Ariya Jutanugarn and overnight co-leader Kim Sei-young of South Korea. Kang, ranked 29 in the world, added the Shanghai title to the Women’s PGA Championship crown she lifted in 2017. She later admitted to having a "temper tantrum" after a sluggish front nine and credited her caddi...

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