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Miyazato wins Mexico tournament; Ochoa finishes 6th in farewell event

compiled from staff, wire and LPGA info

Ai Miyazato won her third LPGA Tour title of the 2010 season in Morelia, Mexico. She was fine until she started talking to about her friend, Lorena Ochoa.

Miyazato shot a 6-under par 67 on Sunday to win the Tres Marias championship, but was basically overshadowed by Ochoa’s last round before going into retirement to raise a family and focus on her charity foundation.

During the trophy ceremony on the 18th green, Miyazato broke down crying  as she thanked Ochoa for what she did for the LPGA Tour and here country, Mexico. Ochoa choose Ai Miyazato as her playing partner for the first two rounds.

Ai Miyazato (LPGA)

Miyazato, the 24-year-old Japanese star who swept the season-opening events in Thailand and Singapore after winning the Evian Masters in 2009 in France for her first LPGA Tour title, finished at 19-under par 273.

Stacy Lewis (66) was a stroke back, and Michelle Wie (68) was third at 17 under. Ochoa, the tournament winner three of the last four years, shot a 71 to finish sixth at 12 under.

The 28-year-old Ochoa has held the number 1 ranking since April 2007. LPGA staff members have said that she will relinquish it on Monday, with Jiyai Shin taking over. Shin won in Japan on Sunday. Ochoa will drop to number 2 and Miyazato moving up to number 3.

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