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Former ASU Golfer Karen Stupples Finishes 5th At Kraft Nabisco Championship

Rancho Mirage, CA (KAIT) - Former ASU all-conference golfer Karen Stupples entered Sunday with the lead, going for her 2nd career major title at the Kraft Nabisco.

But a final round 78 dashed her hopes. Stupples finished tied for 5th.

Yani Tseng eagled the second hole and pulled ahead of a star-studded field with a 4-under 68 to win the Kraft Nabisco Championship on Sunday for her second major title, holding off Suzann Pettersen by one stroke. Tseng, of Taiwan, finished at 13-under 275 at Mission Hills. Two of her three LPGA Tour victories have been majors - she won the 2008 LPGA Championship as a rookie, outlasting Maria Hjorth in a four-hole playoff.

Tseng started the day tied with Pettersen (69), one stroke behind Karen Stupples, but chipped in for eagle on the 521-yard, par-5 second, one of the course's longest holes. Stupples also birdied No. 2, but Tseng took the lead with a birdie on the par-4 third that put her at 12 under.

Pettersen's eagle chip on 18 stopped just a few inches from the hole.

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