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POSTED June 3, 2012 8:02 p.m.


LEWIS WINS LPGA EVENT BY 4 STROKES: GALLOWAY, NJ. (AP) — Stacy Lewis shot an even-par 71 Sunday to win the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

Lewis finished 54 holes at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club at 12-under-par 201. It was Lewis' third LPGA win and her second of 2012; she won the Mobile LPGA Classic in April. And she reached the quarterfinals in the match play even two weeks ago.

Last year, her first career victory came in a major, the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

This victory was worth $225,000 from a $1.5 million purse.

Katherine Hull sank a 10-foot birdie putt at the final green to finish alone in second place at 8-under 205 after a closing 68.

Mika Miyazato and Azahara Munoz were both at 206 after rounds of 68 and 69, respectively. Lexi Thompson, Anna Nordqvist, and Hee-Won Han were both at 207.

HAHN CLAIMS 1ST NATIONWIDE VICTORY AT REX OPEN: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — James Hahn earned his first Nationwide Tour victory Sunday by beating Scott Parel on the second hole of a playoff at the Rex Hospital Open.

Hahn shot a 4-under 67 and joined Parel at 13-under 271. Both players had pars on the par-4 No. 18, and Hahn birdied the par-5 No. 9 while Parel had a par on the second playoff hole.

Hahn earned $99,000 for the victory. He started the day four strokes behind third-round leader B.J. Staten, but made his move early with three birdies on his first five holes.

He had his fifth birdie of the round on the par-4 No. 13 and closed his round with five pars.

HAAS WINS 3RD CHAMPIONS TOUR EVENT IN IOWA: WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kirk Triplett put together the best round of golf anyone had ever played Sunday in the Principal Charity Classic.

But Jay Haas was brilliant for three rounds instead of one, proving yet again that nobody can dominate the Glen Oaks Country Club like he can.

Haas finished with a 16-under 197 total to win the tournament by five strokes, becoming the first golfer to win the Champions Tour event in Iowa three times.


SCOTT DIXON WINS SHORTENED DETROIT GRAND PRIX: DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon won IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix that was marred by poor track conditions that stopped the race for a little more than 2 hours on Sunday.

A red flag halted the event 45 laps into a race that was scheduled for 90 laps and shortened to 60.

Belle Isle's 2.07-mile road course that hadn't hosted a race since 2008 had chunks of asphalt and concrete missing. Pot holes and grooves that were recently filled with tar became exposed. Crews filled the gaps with epoxy that settled enough for the race to resume.

The sprint to the finish was stunted by a caution flag because light rain made a slick track even more slippery. Helio Castroneves spun out as if his car was on a skating rink and finished 17th.


DURBRIDGE WINS PROLOGUE OF CRITERIUM DU DAUPHINE: GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Promising Australian rider Luke Durbridge has won the prologue of the Criterium du Dauphine stage race Sunday, edging out defending champion Bradley Wiggins.

The 21-year-old Australian national time-trial champion bested the field over the quick 5.7-kilometer run through the streets of southeastern Grenoble in 6 minutes, 38 seconds. Wiggins, a Briton and Olympic champion who won the Paris-Nice race in March, was one second behind. Andriy Grivko of Ukraine was third, another two seconds back.

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