Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship

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Yuka Saso wins Girls Junior PGA Championship

Yuka Saso of the Philippines rallied to win the Girls Junior PGA Championship, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Jensen Castle

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yuka Saso of the Philippines rallied to win the Girls Junior PGA Championship on Friday, closing with a 3-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Jensen Castle.

The 18-year-old Saso finished at 14-under 266 at Keney Park Golf Course. She began the round a stroke behind 2017 winner Rose Zhang.

“Winning in the United States is really special,” Saso said. “It’s really hard to do since I live in Asia. I’m just really happy and thankful. … My goal this week was to play steady and have fun. I think I did that well.”

She earned a spot in the Augusta National Women’s Amateur in April.

“This will help me in many ways,” Saso said. “I’m really thankful for this experience.”

Castle, from West Columbia, South…

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