Complete coverage: U.S. Women's Open
Saturday, July 9, 2011
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• Five things: Ai Miyazato and Mika Miyazato aren't related, but they had one thing in common on a soggy Saturday at The Broadmoor: stellar play. STORY
• Solid as a rock: At the weather-plagued U.S. Women’s Open, no player has been as solid as I.K. Kim. As Beth Ann Baldry writes, that should hardly come as a surprise. STORY
• Stop and start: Just when things were starting to get interesting, Ai Miyazato and Cristie Kerr had to bag their clubs and wait for their marching orders. STORY
• Watch and learn: Danielle Kang loves a good crowd. The 18-year-old played to it on Friday at the U.S. Women’s Open, tying fellow playing competitor Paula Creamer with a 1-over 72 and edging World No. 1 Yani Tseng by one stroke. STORY
• For the long haul: Friday at the U.S. Women's Open was a long day for newbies Ryann O'Toole and Lizette Salas. STORY
• Lewis struggles after delay: Stacy Lewis has a mind that's made for majors. After leading the U.S. Women's Open for most of Friday, she trails I.K. Kim by two shots. STORY
• Kim takes two-shot Women's Open lead: I.K. Kim came out of an hour-long rain delay Friday and took a two-shot lead at the U.S. Women's Open, closing her day at 4 under par with four holes left to play in the second round. STORY
• Ageless Inkster: Juli Inkster, 51, may not be a favorite to win this week at the U.S. Women’s Open, but her name is still coming up in Solheim Cup discussions. STORY
• Underdog mentality: Yes, it’s early. But Amy Anderson, 18, is quickly achieving hero status at the U.S. Women’s Open, where she will enter the second round one stroke behind leader Stacy Lewis. STORY
• Weather delay: Cristie Kerr and amateur Amy Anderson were tied for the lead at 2-under par Thursday in the opening round of the U.S. Women's Open when play was called for the day because of thunderstorms in the area. STORY
• Open date: A year after being the first alternate at the U.S. Women's Open, Rachel Rohanna now has a tee time. STORY
• Creative thinking: There are myriad reasons why Yani Tseng has ascended to No. 1 in the world, not least a creativity and aggressiveness that few players possess. STORY
• Welcome to The Show: Julie Williams catches up with 13-year-old Mariel Galdiano, the youngest player in this week's U.S. Women's Open, who already is drawing comparisons to Michelle Wie. STORY
• Jiyai Shin: Jiyai Shin, the former No. 1 player in the world, opened up to Beth Ann Baldry about her recent struggles and pressure to perform. STORY
• 5 Things: The fact that Danielle Yang, the reigning U.S. Women's Amateur champion, qualified on her own for the U.S. Women's Open says much about the state of the women's game. STORY
• Tried and true: With the LPGA heading back to The Broadmoor, Julie Williams catches up with Juli Inkster, the 1982 U.S. Women's Amateur champ there. STORY
2011 U.S. Women's Open preview:
• The full field: The USGA announced pairings and tee times for Rounds 1 and 2 at the U.S. Women's Open. Defending champion Paula Creamer will play with World No. 1 Yani Tseng and reigning U.S. Women’s Amateur champion Danielle Kang. Check out other highlights. STORY
• When lightning strikes: Winning the U.S. Women's Open, so often a career catalyst, sometimes can be the pinnacle. Beth Ann Baldry explains. STORY
• Unexpected twist: Emma Talley left Sunriver, Ore., before the Tournament of Champions ever began thanks to a U.S. Women's Open invite. STORY
• Starting them young: Mariel Galdiano, 12, became the third-youngest in history to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open, which will be played at the lengthy Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. STORY
Photo galleries: U.S. Women's Open through the years
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