Lewis Wins Women's British Open at St. Andrews

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    U.S. golfer Stacy Lewis tees off on the 17th hole during the completion of the delayed third round of the Women's British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland, on August 4, 2013.

    Stacy Lewis has won the Women's British Open after a marathon final day.

    The American had another big week at St. Andrews and walked off with an even bigger prize — a major championship at the home of golf.

    Lewis finished with a pair of exquisite birdies on the Old Course on Sunday and closed with an even-par 72. It's her second major on the LPGA Tour, and it ends a record streak of 10 straight majors won by Asian players.

    The last time Lewis was at St. Andrews was in 2008, when she went 5-0 and led the Americans to victory in the Curtis Cup.

    Na Yeon Choi had a three-shot lead with six holes to play. A bogey on the 17th ended her chances.

    Inbee Park's bid for a fourth straight major ended early.