• Kyodo


Kasumi Fujii shot a final-round 72 Sunday to hold onto her lead and win the season-opening Daikin Orchid Ladies golf tournament for her second career victory on the Japan LPGA tour.

Fujii, who began the day with a one-stroke advantage, squandered her lead twice before a bogey on the 18th hole by nearest rival Mikino Kubo gave her the title with an 8-under-par 208 total at the Ryukyu Golf Club in Okinawa Prefecture.

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