Webb rallies to victory in Australia

6:55 AM, Feb 16, 2014   |    comments
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Victoria, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) - Karrie Webb closed with a 4-under 68 on Sunday and that helped her rally to win the Women's Australian Open.

Webb finished at 12-under-par 276. This was her first win at this event, but 40th title on the LPGA Tour.

Chella Choi, who shared the third-round lead, stumbled to a 2-over 74 to end one back at minus-11 at Victoria Golf Club.

Paula Creamer shot 4-under 68 on Sunday and she finished in a tie for third at 10-under-par 278. She was joined there by Karine Icher (71) and Lydia Ko (73).

Stacy Lewis closed with a 3-under 69 and that helped her soar 17 places into a share of sixth. She ended alongside Morgan Pressel, Jenny Shin and Amelia Lewis, who all shot even-par 72 in the final round.

Australian amateur Minjee Lee, who shared the third-round lead with Choi, faltered to a 6-over 78, which dropped her into a share of 11th at minus-7.

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