Song takes low amateur honors


BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Koreans swept both titles at this week’s U.S. Women’s Open: Eun-Hee Ji won the championship with a dramatic 20-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole, and Jennifer Song finished as the low amateur.

Song (+7) shot a 1-over par 72 on Sunday to edge out 14-year-old Californian Alison Lee and 16-year-old Jessica Korda (+9) for low am honors. Lee did, however, finish as the low teenager. Lee is 16 days younger than Alexis Thompson, who finished at 11 over after making the cut for the first time in three U.S. Open appearances.

Some other low honors on Sunday:

Low American: Cristie Kerr (+2)
Low Scandinavian: Suzann Pettersen (+4)
Low Duke player: Anna Grzebien (+8)
Low Miyazato: Ai Miyazato (+4)
Low Kim: In-Kyung Kim (+2)
Low 49-year-old: Juli Inkster (+9); Rosie Jones missed cut