Ko leads amateurs at U.S. Women's Open
KOHLER, Wisc. (July 6, 2012) -- Angel Yin, 13, the youngest player in the championship, endured a difficult second round. Her 87 led to a 165 total.
Yin was among 28 amateurs in the field. Three qualified for the weekend, led by the world’s top-ranked amateur, Lydia Ko, 15, of Auckland, New Zealand, who shot 72-146. Emma Talley, 18, of Paducah, Ky. (75-148) and Alison Lee, 17, of Valencia, Calif., (74-149) also made the weekend.
ABOUT THE U.S. Women's Open
The U.S. Women's Open is one of 13 national
championships conducted by the USGA. The
event is open to any female who has a USGA
Handicap Index not exceeding 4.4. The 2017 event
will be played at Trump National in New Jersey. The
possibility that the course's namesake could be
President of the United States by then provides a bit
of interest as he will likely be in attendance either
way. The only question will be which helicopter he's
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