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Sport Ariya Jutanugarn wins U.S. Women’s Open in playoff after blowing 7-shot lead

03:25  04 june  2018
03:25  04 june  2018 Source:   golfweek.com

Wie has 'a blast' - and 3-under 69 - at US Women's Open

  Wie has 'a blast' - and 3-under 69 - at US Women's Open BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Michelle Wie was pleasantly surprised by the condition of Shoal Creek and her game after the first round of the U.S. Women's Open.The 2014 champion shot a 3-under 69 Thursday on a course that's been drenched in recent days and weeks, forcing the cancellation of Tuesday's practice round and limiting course time on the eve of the tournament.Wie got off to a strong start with birdies on the second and third holes and had only one bogey."It's mind-blowing how great the golf course is," Wie said. "The greens staff, they've been workingThe 2014 champion shot a 3-under 69 Thursday on a course that's been drenched in recent days and weeks, forcing the cancellation of Tuesday's practice round and limiting course time o

De Pranne wins Jabra Ladies Open in playoff . 17hESPN Staff. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - - Ariya Jutanugarn used two quick birdies at the U . S . Women ' s Open to put She won the U . S . Women ' s Open in 2014. Two-time winner Inbee Park has an outside chance at getting back in contention.

- The sun shone brightly at rain-soaked Shoal Creek. So did Ariya Jutanugarn , Sarah Jane Smith and Jeongeun6 Lee. Jutanugarn , Smith and Lee each shot a 5-under 67 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the U . S . Women ' s Open

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After collapsing down the stretch, Ariya Jutanugarn regrouped to defeat Hyo Joo Kim in a playoff at the U.S. Women's Open at Shoal Creek. Jutanugarn held a 7-shot lead early in the round before falling into a two-hole aggregate playoff.

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Jutanugarn and Kim were even after two holes and moved on to sudden death, where Jutanugarn finally sealed the win with an up and down for par in the fourth playoff hole at No. 18.

Kim birdied the first playoff hole and made bogey on the second, while Jutanugarn had a pair of pars. They each made par on the third playoff hole.

Ariya Jutanguarn holds 2-shot lead over Wie, Kang at U.S. Women’s Open

  Ariya Jutanguarn holds 2-shot lead over Wie, Kang at U.S. Women’s Open Ariya Jutanguarn holds 2-shot lead over Wie, Kang at US Women's OpenNo problem. Jutanugarn trusted the advice of caddie Les Luark and blindly played the front nine in 2-under 34. After only nine holes of practice for the week, Jutanugarn posted a 5-under 67 on a soggy and steamy Shoal Creek to open up a two-shot lead over close friends Michelle Wie and Danielle Kang.

(AP) Ariya Jutanugarn used two quick birdies at the U . S . Women ’ s Open to put the pressure on leader Sarah Jane Smith. Jutanugarn shot a 5-under 67 in the third round Saturday, turning a three- shot deficit into a four- shot lead and creating an excellent opportunity to win her second major

Ariya Jutanugarn turned a three- shot deficit into a four- shot lead after shooting a 5-under 67 at the U . S . Women ' s Open at Shoal Creek. She won the U . S . Women ' s Open in 2014. Two-time winner Inbee Park has an outside chance at getting back in contention.

Jutanugarn was cruising before the first sign of trouble, a triple-bogey 7 at the par-4 10th hole. She made bogey on her final two holes and failed to get up and down out of a bunker on 18 for the win in regulation.

Kim stayed steady down the stretch, making birdies at 12 and 15 and finishing with three straight pars to get into the playoff at 11 under.

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Ariya Jutanugarn survives near-collapse at U.S. Women’s Open with calm, purpose .
Ariya Jutanugarn survived collapse at U.S. Women's Open for 'higher purpose'SHOAL CREEK, Ala. - Meltdown. Catastrophe. Choke job. Ariya Jutanugarn nearly had a starring role in what could've gone down as one of the most spectacular falls in major championship history. From up seven strokes with nine holes to play on Sunday of the U.S. Women's Open, to down one shot in a two-hole playoff, television announcers took to discussing how a potential failure might derail her entire career.

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