Karrie Webb rolled in a half dozen birdies on her final eight holes as she came from behind to capture the LPGA Tour s Founders Cup on Sunday. The 39-year-old Australian closed with a nine-under 63 to finish with a 19-under 269 and win this event for the second time in three years. "I thought I would be in a playoff not standing here the winner," said Webb. This was Webb s second win of the year, and 41st of her career on the LPGA Tour.
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Olympics: Japan's Hanyu stars as Plushenko bows out
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Winning for the first time in two years on the LPGA Tour didn't cause Karrie Webb's eyes to well. The 38-year-old Hall of Famer cried thinking of her seriously ill 87-year-old grandmother after winning the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Sunday.