Jiyai Shin wins second British by record margin

Updated: September 17, 2012, 9:24 AM ET
By Lewine Mair | Special to espnW

HOYLAKE, England -- It was getting darker by the minute on what had been a horrific last day, but when it came to the final hole, there was a stunning shaft of evening sun as Jiyai Shin completed her record 9-shot win at the Women's British Open.

It was the best of finishing touches. Shin, who had won a nine-hole playoff Monday at Kingsmill before arriving at Hoylake on Tuesday, was exhausted but ecstatic. Apart from winning by such a handsome margin, she was 9 under par and had proved ...

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