Minjee Lee Wins U.S. Women’s Open



Minjee Lee, of Australia, won the U.S. Women’s Open by 4 shots over Mina Harigae at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club. Lee shot a final round even par 71 to finish at 13-under for the tournament.

Lee also takes home $1.8 million, the biggest payout in LPGA history. Harigae won $1 million for finishing runnerup. For comparison, the next event, the ShopRite LPGA Classic, has a total purse of $1,750,000.


As for the LPGA Golf Pool, Tim Powell was tops for the week with 42 points.

Points for U.S. Women's Open

1Minjee Lee15
2Mina Harigae10
3Hye-Jin Choi9
4Jin Young Ko8
5Lydia Ko7
6Anna Nordqvist6
6Bronte Law6
8Nelly Korda4
8Megan Khang4
8Leona Maguire4

Here are the top shots from the final round from the USGA’s Youtube page:

And here are the extended highlights of the final round”

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