Teenager Haruka Kawasaki becomes youngest winner of Japanese major

Haruka Kawasaki, 19, notched a three-stroke win at the JLPGA Konica Minolta Cup Championship with an 8-under 64 on Sunday, becoming golf’s youngest major tournament winner.

Claiming his first career victory on the Japan LPGA Tour, Kawasaki climbed the standings with an eagle and six birdies in a bogey-free final round for a total of 16 under 272 at Joyo Country Club in Joyo, Kyoto Prefecture.

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