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Former USC player Anne Park wins Danielle Downey Classic for her first Symetra Tour title


ROCHESTER, New York — Anne Park won the inaugural Toyota Classic on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, holding off former Solheim Cup player .

Making her fourth professional start, the 20-year-old former Southern California player closed with a 4-under 68 at Brook-Lea Country Club for a one-stroke victory over Hurst.

Park finished at 16-under 272. She earned $22,500 to jump from 93rd to 17th on the money list with $26,206. The final top 10 will earn 2016 LPGA Tour cards.

Three strokes ahead of Hurst entering the round, Park had four birdies in a five-hole stretch on the front nine. She also birdied the par-5 10th, bogeyed the par-4 13th and closed with five pars.

Hurst eagled the 10th in her bogey-free 66. She played for the United States in the 2011 Solheim Cup.

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