Lewis: Donated winnings will help rebuild houses in Houston

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Stacy Lewis made a big pledge entering the Portland Classic.

The Houston native promised Wednesday to donate every penny earned from this week's event to her hometown and Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Then Lewis, who hadn't won an LPGA Tour event since 2014, held off In Gee Chun by one shot to win the tournament Sunday - and the first-place check for $195,000.

"I had the goal of winning the tournament," Lewis told LPGA.com after the victory. "You got to get a lot of things right to go your way ... What we're going to be able to do, we're going to be able to help people rebuild houses and get their homes back. That's more important than any win."

After making her final putt, the 32-year-old was informed that her sponsor, KPMG, matched her donation.

"That's unbelievable," said a thankful Lewis.

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