Stacy Lewis wins LPGA Portland event, donates $195000 check to Harvey relief

WEST DES MOINES IA- AUGUST 19 Stacy Lewis of Team USA putts during the second day morning foursomes matches of The Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club

Lewis, who is from The Woodlands, won the Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday and will contribute her $195,000 in winnings to the relief efforts going on in Texas.

"I have been motivated", said Lewis who shot a 65 Saturday to take a three shot lead into Sunday's final round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic.

On Wednesday, the 31-year-old who calls Houston home announced she would donate 100 percent of her winnings to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort.

Lewis entered Sunday with a three-stroke lead over Moriya Juntanugarn and hung on late to beat In Gee Chun by one. "I kind of put all the eyeballs on me and put some pressure on myself, so it's nice to kind of see myself performing, too". "You know, when I said that I had the goal winning the tournament, and you got to get a lot of things right, to go your way. That's more important than any win", said Lewis.

Lewis was also told that one of her sponsors, KMG, would match her donation. Her 8-under-par 64 has been the round of the tournament so far.

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Brittany Altomare (69) and Moriya Jutanugarn (72) tied for third at 14 under.

Though a fierce competitor and a frequent finalist, she is also inconsistent, and has failed to finish in the top-ten in five consecutive tournaments, starting from the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in June. Henderson shot her second-straight 5-under-par 67 yesterday and had the lead outright at 11-under thanks to an eagle two on the par-4 11th, but made a bogey on the par-3 16th to fall back into a tie at 10-under with Lewis and Chun.

Things didn't get much better for the remainder of the day, as the 19-year-old (she turns 20 on September 10) from Smiths Falls birdied the par-3 eighth and 13th holes, but gave those strokes back with a double bogey on the par-4 ninth.

It all came down to the last hole, and it seemed as if Chun had a chance when Lewis hit her tee shot into the fairway bunker, but then Chun followed by landing hers over the green. Chun put her approach over the green. "Back nine just a little rush, a little rough sometimes". "I just needed to commit to my golf shots and hit them".

Miyazato announced last week that she has chosen the year's final major, the September 14-17 Evian Championship in France, as her last event. "He went through all of that with me, and it was probably as hard on him as it was on me". Lewis followed his struggles from afar as he worked to help his players when the campus shut down.

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