NORDQVIST BEATS ALTOMARE IN PLAYOFF TO WIN EVIAN MAJOR

Evian-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Anna Nordqvist beat unheralded American Brittany Altomare in a playoff under driving rain and hail at the first extra hole to win the Evian Championship on Sunday. Nordqvist sank a 4-foot putt for bogey 5 on the soaked 18th hole while 102nd-ranked Altomare had a six. The 30-year-old Swede earned $547,500 for winning her first major since the 2009 LPGA Championship. Altomare got $340,000 for only her second care...

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