Angela Stanford wins at Evian for 1st career major title

Angela Stanford of the U.S. puts on the 18th green during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France,

Angela Stanford of the U.S. puts on the 18th green during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France,

Amy Olson of the U.S. walks along the fairway during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sund

Amy Olson of the U.S. walks along the fairway during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sund

Amy Olson of the U.S. tees off to the 5th hole during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sun

Amy Olson of the U.S. tees off to the 5th hole during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sun

Sei Young Kim of Korea , Mo Martin of the U.S. and Amy Olson of the U.S., foreground from left to right, stand on the green of the 5th hole during the

Sei Young Kim of Korea , Mo Martin of the U.S. and Amy Olson of the U.S., foreground from left to right, stand on the green of the 5th hole during the

Inbee Park of Korea plays an approach shot on the 4th hole during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern

Inbee Park of Korea plays an approach shot on the 4th hole during the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern

Amy Olson of the U.S. tees off at the start of the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Se

Amy Olson of the U.S. tees off at the start of the fourth round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Se

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, Switzerland (AP) — Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a first major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot Sunday after long-time leader Amy Olson made double-bogey on the 18th.

At age 40, and 15 years after she was runner-up at the U.S. Women's Open, Stanford's wild final few holes gave her a 12-under total of 272.

Olson missed a six-foot putt for bogey on the 18th to force a playoff. She carded a 74 to fall into a four-way tie for second place with fellow Americans Austin Ernst and Mo Martin, and Sei Young Kim.

After Olson was outright or joint leader all day — briefly with Stanford at 13 under — she three-putted to end her championship with a career-best result.

Stanford earned a $577,500 winner's check.

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