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Mi Jung Hur wins Ladies Scottish Open

Mi Jung Hur shot 31 on the back nine Sunday to clinch the victory.
Mi Jung Hur shot 31 on the back nine Sunday to clinch the victory.(mark runnacles/Getty)

NORTH BERWICK, Scotland — Mi Jung Hur won her third LPGA Tour title with a brilliant final round at the Ladies Scottish Open on Sunday.

The South Korean carded a closing 5-under-par 66 in wet conditions at The Renaissance Club to finish 20-under 264, four shots ahead of compatriot Jeongeun Lee6 (70) and Thailand’s Moriya Jutanugarn (71).

After playing the first eight holes in 1 over par, Hur had four straight birdies from the ninth and also birdied Nos. 16 and 18 in a back nine of 31 to secure her first win since 2014.

‘‘Honestly I don’t like links courses, but after this week, I love it,’’ Hur told Sky Sports. ‘‘It was really tough today with the rain but my caddie Gary is from Scotland and he helped me a lot on the course.’’

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Hur shot a 62 in the second round, taking just 24 putts.

Lee6, a newcomer to links golf, won the US Women’s Open in June in South Carolina.

Overnight leader Jutanugarn had been trying to follow her sister with a Ladies Scottish Open victory after Ariya Jutanugarn won last year at Gullane.