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Philippine teen Yuka Saso wins US Women's Open

19-year-old golfer beats Japan's Nasa Hataoka in a playoff

Yuka Saso hoists the US Open trophy after winning in a sudden death playoff following the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, U.S. on June 6. (Photo by Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)    © Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yuka Saso modeled her golf game after Rory McIlroy, spending hours watching videos of his swing before going to bed each night in order to perfect her own.

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