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Hinako Shibuno, who this summer became the second Japanese golfer to capture an overseas major tournament, matched a Japan LPGA tour record by overcoming an eight-stroke deficit on Sunday to win the Descente Ladies Tokai Classic.

Starting the day in 20th place, eight strokes off the pace at Shinminami Aichi Country Club’s Mihama course, the 20-year-old Women’s British Open champion fired an 8-under-par 64 to seal her first win in seven weeks.

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