Yang stages comeback to win Korea Open

Y.E. Yang holds up his trophy after winning Korea Open at Woo Jeong Hills Country Club in Cheonan, South Korea.

CHEONAN, South Korea – Y.E. Yang, the 2009 PGA champion, shot a 5-under 66 on Sunday to complete a stunning comeback and win the Korea Open.

Yang, who started the final round 10 shots behind second- and third-round leader Noh Seung-yul, won the tournament by two strokes over fellow South Koreans Choi Ho-sung and Kim Bi-o.

Noh, a South Korean teenager, imploded with a final-round 8-over 79 and finished in a tie for fourth with Choi Jin-ho, three shots back.

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