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Cristie Kerr captures Ladies Open de France title

American Cristie Kerr won the Ladies Open de France Sunday to earn her first European Tour championship. She finished 17-under-par to beat Xi Yu Lin of China by four strokes. Azahara Munoz finished third at 8 under.

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The 39-year-old Kerr led throughout the entirety of the tournament after an opening round of 62. She had one birdie and no bogeys during the final round.

Kerr played with a heavy heart this weekend and announced she will donate $5,000 in memory of French golfer Cassandra Kirkland, who died of lung cancer this year. Here is Kerr speaking after the tournament:

 

 

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