Yani Tseng is youngest to claim four majors

Yani Tseng became the youngest player to claim four LPGA Tour majors, underlining her recent domination of the women's tour by winning the LPGA Championship in New York with a record-equalling low score.

Tseng, 22, closed with a six-under 66 to win by ten strokes, finishing at 19-under 269 at Locust Hill Country Club. Her triumph came a year after Cristie Kerr shot the same score to win the tournament by 12 strokes. Dottie Pepper (1999 Kraft Nabisco) and Karen Stupples (2004 Women's British Open) also finished at 19 under. In terms of majors, the top-ranked Tseng beat the mark set by Se Ri Pak, who was 24 when she won her fourth major. For the Taiwan star, it was her eighth career LPGA Tour victory, second in a row and third of the season. She has three other victories this year, sweeping the Australian Open and Masters and winning in Taiwan.

Morgan Pressel (71) finished second. Kerr (69), Suzann Pettersen (67) and Paula Creamer (69) were equal third at eight under.

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Tseng wasn't satisfied with merely winning the LPGA Championship, though. Once she made the turn with a ten-stroke lead on Sunday, she set her sights on making a little more history. "I was like, 'what's a new goal for me?"' Tseng said. "And that's why I told myself I wanted to set a record, to make 20 under."

She missed that target by one stroke.