In Gee Chun sets majors record with four-shot win

South Korea’s In Gee Chun won the final major of the women’s golf season in record-breaking style Sunday after a nerveless closing 69 at the Evian Championship in France.

The 22-year-old led from start to finish and her 21-under-par total of 263 broke the previous record low score by two shots.

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It is also one better than the men’s majors best of 20 under set by Jason Day at the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits and then matched by Henrik Stenson at July’s British Open Championship at Royal Troon.

Chun’s four-shot victory from fellow South Koreans Ryu So Yeon (66) and Park Sung Hyun (69) gave the popular LPGA Tour rookie her second major after winning last year’s US Women’s Open.

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