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Rookie coasts to major victory

Updated: June 14, 2009, 8:17 PM ET
Associated Press

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. -- A long and memorable day for Anna Nordqvist ended with well-deserved champagne shower on the 18th green.

Playing in only her fifth professional tournament, the steely nerved rookie from Sweden shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the LPGA Championship by four strokes over Lindsey Wright.

Nordqvist finished at 15-under 273 in the tournament's final stand at Bulle Rock Golf Course. After letting a five-shot lead dwindle to one, Nordqvist sank a 12-foot birdie putt ...

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