Pettersen cruises at Ladies Irish Open

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County Meath, Ireland - Suzann Pettersen fired an eight-under 64 Sunday to cruise to a six-stroke win at the Ladies Irish Open.

Pettersen finished at 18-under-par 198 at Killeen Castle. The victory was Pettersen's fifth on the Ladies European Tour.

The 30-year-old, who entered the week ranked third in the world, had four birdies on both nines.

Melissa Reid birdied three in a row on the back nine to get within three, but Pettersen birdied three of four holes from the 13th to pull away.

Azahara Munoz carded a three-under 69 to take second place at minus-12. Reid finished with a 69 to share third at 11-under-par 205 with Alison Walshe, who also shot 69 in the final round.

Giulia Sergas ended alone in fifth place at minus-nine after making birdie on three of the last four holes to shoot three-under 69.


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