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US Women's Open |  Yuka Sasso won for the second time in her career

US Women's Open | Yuka Sasso won for the second time in her career

(Lancaster) Yuka Sasso won the United States Women's Open for the second time in her career on Sunday.


Sasso carded a 68 (minus-2) on the course at Lancaster Golf Club, writing a special page of history in the process.

The 22-year-old golfer won in 2021, becoming the first player from the Philippines to win the tournament. Later, in 2024, he won the title wearing the colors of Japan.

Regardless of allegiance, Sasso delivered an impressive performance, carding four birdies in five holes on the back nine. Meanwhile, the other golfers were collapsing around her.

Minjee Lee, who led by three strokes on the front nine, made two double bogeys on the back nine. Vichani Meechai slipped down the leaderboard due to three bogeys early in the round.

Andrea Lee also suffered a double bogey and could not recover.

Saso made a few more mistakes. Minchi posted a double bogey on the par-3 sixth hole to fall four shots behind Lee.

Sasso started his birdie streak at the age of 12e Pennant. He finished it off with a short par-4 on the 16th.e Making two putts for the hole, fourth and final birdie.

As his mother is from the Philippines and his father is from Japan, Sasso said he wants to play for both countries. He decided to change citizenship before celebrating his 21st birthdaye Birthday.

Sasso won top honors in overtime at the Olympic Golf Club in San Francisco. At Lancaster, he won by three strokes for an overall score of minus-4.

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Quebecer Maude-Aimée Leblanc shot a 75 to even the match at 58e condition.