Shin wins JLPGA event


Jiyai Shin will have winning momentum with her when the LPGA resumes this week at the Hana Bank-Kolon Championship in South Korea .

Shin defeated Yuko Mitsuka and Akiko Fukushima in a playoff to win the Masters GC Ladies championship Sunday on the Japan LPGA Tour.

Americans Stacy Lewis and Paula Creamer finished tied for seventh and tied for 28th, respectively.