South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 wins the Women's US Open

The South Korean golfer closed the course with 278 strokes to achieve her first major in the women's circuit. Carlota Ciganda was 22nd and Azahara Muñoz, 55th.


The South Korean Jeongeun Lee6 has won the US Open of golf, which has been played in Charleston (South Carolina, USA), with 278 hits, two less than the second classified: the American Angel Yin and Lexi Thompson and the South Korean So Yeaon Ryula.

Lee6 thus gets her first major in the women's circuit and the LPGA Tour, in which her maximum successes to date are a sixth in the Evian Championship of 2018 and a fifth in the Women's Open.

The South Korean was aware of the French Celine Boutier until the last hole, in which she scored her third bogey and also added four birdies, while Boutier, who dragged from the start the weight of a double bogey and a bogey ( holes 1 and 3), closed the 18 with another double bogey that left him in fifth position. In the middle he had added two birdies for a bogey.

Also with 75 blows dismissed the championship the Chinese Yu Liu, who together with Boutier started today as leaders.

The Spaniard Carlota Ciganda, who recovered yesterday bellows, was not successful and ended with 73 (+2) The pamplonica before arriving at the half of the route had already lost two blows with respect to the pair after committing a double bogey and two bogeys for a birdie, and in the nine final holes added two more birdies for a bogey. With 285 hits was twenty-second.

The other Spanish, Malaga Azahara Muñoz, who started the tournament well said goodbye with 76 hits more and a total of 291 that left him in the post 55,

Good taste left the tournament in the Mexican Maria Fassi that in the last two days amended the course and with 283 hits was classified in the twelfth place.

Final classification

1. Jeongeun Lee6 (COR) 278 (70 + 69 + 69 + 70) (- 6 Blows)

2. Angel Yin (USA) 280 (72 + 68 + 72 + 68)

+. So Yeon Ryu (COR) 280 (71 + 68 + 71 + 70)

+. Lexi Thompson (USA) 280 (70 + 69 + 68 + 73)

5. Celine Boutier (FRA) 281 (67 + 70 + 69 + 75)

+. Yu Liu (CHI) 281 (69 + 71 + 66 + 75)

+. Mamiko Higa (JPN) 281 (65 + 71 + 71 + 74)

+. Jaye Marie Green (USA) 281 (71 + 68 + 68 + 74)

+. Gerina Piller (USA) 281 (70 + 70 + 73 + 68)

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12. María Fassi (MEX) 283 (72 + 73 + 68 + 70)

22. Carlota Ciganda (ESP) 285 (69 + 74 + 69 + 73)

30. Gaby López (MEX) 287 (72 + 70 + 67 + 78)

55. Azahara Muñoz (ESP) 291 (68 + 72 + 75 + 76)

60. María Towers (PUR) 292 (72 + 73 + 72 + 75) .



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