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Shanshan Feng wins Dubai tournament | Golf
By The Associated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Shanshan Feng of China won the Dubai Ladies Masters by five strokes Saturday after shooting a 3-under-par 69 to capture her second Ladies European Tour tournament title.
The sixth-ranked Feng had an eagle, two birdies and a bogey in the final round to total 21-under 267 at Emirates Golf Club.
"I didn't look at the leaderboard until 18, so I had no idea how everyone else was doing. But I'm very happy," Feng said.
"I wanted a top-five finish this week, and I did even better than that. I played solid all week, and my putting was the key."
Dewi Claire Schreefel (69) of the Netherlands was second. Caroline Masson (71) of Germany and Becky Brewerton (65) of Wales tied for third, nine strokes behind the leader.
Carlota Ciganda (68) of Spain tied for 10th place at 9 under and earned the Order of Merit season earnings title at $325,000.
Ciganda became the first player since Laura Davies of Britain in 1985 to win the Order of Merit and rookie of the year in the same season.
"It ends an unbelievable season," Ciganda said. "I'm very proud."
NAPLES, Fla. — Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair took a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout, birdieing the final six holes in better-ball play for an 11-under 61.
"We got pretty hot," O'Hair said. "Kenny did a great job when I wasn't in the hole ... then I did a pretty good job when Kenny wasn't in the hole."
Perry and O'Hair were 19 under overall, two strokes ahead of first-round leaders Davis Love III and Brandt Snedeker at Tiburon Golf Club.
Love and Snedeker had a 65.
The round was delayed by heavy rain and wind for 1 hour, 50 minutes.
O'Hair chipped in for a birdie on No. 13 just ahead of the downpour. But the two didn't let the delay affect them. Perry birdied Nos. 14 and 15, O'Hair birdied Nos. 16 and 17, and Perry made one on the last hole.
"It was amazing," said Perry, who won the event in 2005 and 2008. "We come back right out of the hopper and birdie the last five holes."
"You have to keep your momentum," O'Hair said.
The 12 two-man teams will play a scramble Sunday.
SYDNEY — Australian John Senden took a two-stroke lead in the Australian Open, making an eagle and two birdies in a four-hole stretch on the back nine en route to a 2-under 70.
Senden, the 2006 champion, had a three-round total of 7-under 209 in tough, windy conditions at The Lakes.
Englishman Justin Rose (70) was second.
Kyle Stanley (70) of Gig Harbor was tied for sixth place at 3 under.
Gusts of up to 50 mph forced the suspension of play for three hours in the last round.
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