HARRIS - Leah Wigger used a birdie on No. 10 to take the lead and she never let it get away Sunday to win the second Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass.
Wigger finished 7-under-par at 209 to claim the Symetra Tour Road to the LPGA crown by three strokes. It is the second professional title for the six-year veteran from Louisville, Ky. Her first win cam in 2008 at the American Systems Invitational in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The 209 matched the winning score recorded last year by Stephanie Kim, who was not on hand this year because of ankle surgery.
Leah Wigger is wrapped in a ceremonial blanket and holds the championship trophy after winning the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass. She finished at 209 to win the Symetra Tour event. (Daily Press photo by Dennis Grall
She shot 2-under-par 70 on a sunny, virtually calm day at Sweetgrass Golf Club. She got into position Saturday with a course-record 66, one of four players to hit that mark Saturday. Another player, Jessica Gebhardt, started Sunday's final round with a 66 in the first twosome on the course.
Park and Sara Brown also shot 66 Saturday.
Victoria Elizabeth of Dayton, Ohio, Nicole Jeray of Berwyn, lll. and Victoria Park of Chungjoo, South Korea shared second place at 212.
Sharing fourth place were Rachel Connor Manchester, England, Natalie Sheary of West Hartford, Conn., Hannah Kang of Seoul and Aimee Neff of Carmel, Ind. at 213.
Neff left immediately after the tournament for the U.S. Open at Blackwolf Run in Kohler, Wis., just three hours south of Sweetgrass.
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