U.S. Women's Open: Minjee Lee remains in hunt
PINEHURST, N.C. (June 21, 2014) -- Amateur Minjee Lee remains in the hunt at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open Championship.
Lee, from Australia, shot a Saturday 72 and sits tied for third place at 2-over entering Sunday's final round from Pinehurst No. 2.
Lee has been inside the Top 5 since a first-round 69 and is currently four shots back of co-leaders Amy Yang and Michelle Wie.
Lee is the two-time reigning Australian Women's Amateur champion and won the 2012 U.S. Junior Championship. Earlier this year, Lee was victorious at a professional event in Australia.
Canadian Brooke Mackenzie Henderson continued her solid play, shooting a 72 on Saturday. A recent Women's Porter Cup winner, Henderson has carded rounds of 71-73-72 and is currently tied for 18th.
France's Mathilda Cappeliez (14-over, T60), Chisato Hashimoto of Japan (15-over, T64) and Americans Andrea Lee and Emma Talley (both 16-over, T68) are the other amateurs playing the weekend at Pinehurst.
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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