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Japan’s Tsubasa Kajitani wins 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur

Tsubasa Kajitani of Japan smiles after putting on No. 18 during the final round of the Augusta...
Tsubasa Kajitani of Japan smiles after putting on No. 18 during the final round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur, Saturday, April 3, 2021.(Ryan Young | Ryan Young/Augusta National)
Published: Apr. 3, 2021 at 5:04 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Tsuabasa Kajitani, the 17-year-old from Japan, is the newest champion at Augusta National. She has won the 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur.

Kajitani beat Emilia Magliaccio in a one-hole, sudden-death playoff. She shot even-par 72 in her final round, finishing 1-over in the tournament.

Kajitani was the runner-up at Avondale Amateur in Australia last year, finishing just one stroke behind Grace Kim.

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