Kim holds back challenge to win


Published: Monday, May 1, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, May 1, 2006 at 12:00 a.m.
South Korea's Mi Hyun Kim closed with a 1-under 71 Sunday to hold off Lorena Ochoa and Karrie Webb by two strokes in the Ginn Clubs & Resorts Open.
Kim, who won her sixth career LPGA Tour title and first since 2002, had a 12-under 276 total and earned $375,000. Ochoa finished with a 66, and Webb shot a 67.
Annika Sorenstam (67) was fourth at 5 under.
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