(AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.
It was the first professional victory for the 22-year-old Ernst, who shot a 5-under 67 in the final round to get to 14 under at Columbia Edgewater. Kim, the first- and second-round leader, carded a 68.
Kim missed an eight-foot par putt in the playoff that handed the win to the American.