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U.S. Women's Open in the 1990s

Take a look back at the U.S. Women's Open in the 1990s, in photos.

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Patty Sheehan waves her ball toward the hole on the eighth green of the Atlanta Athletic Club, July 14, 1990 in Duluth, Ga. The wave worked as the ball sunk giving her a birdie on the three par. She, and many other players, in the U.S. Women's Open played their second round on Saturday as rain washed most of Friday's play out. She has the 36 hole lead at 10-under par.

Published on May 22, 2011

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Patty Sheehan sags as her putt for a birdie on the final hole of the U.S. Women's Open fails to fall, July 16, 1990 in Duluth, Ga. Sheehan let an eight-shot lead slip away over the last 23 holes of the rain-plagued tournament which was won by Betsy King.

Published on May 22, 2011

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Patty Sheehan jumps as her birdie putt rolls into the cup on the 18th green at Indianwood Golf and CC in Lake Orion, Mich., July 21, 1994 during first round U.S. Women's Open. The birdie gave Sheehan a 5-under par score of 66 for the round. Sheehan won the Open in 1992.

Published on May 22, 2011

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Patty Sheehan hits from the sand on the 7th green at Indianwood Golf and CC in Lake Orion, Mich., during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open, July 22, 1994.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Patty Sheehan jumps into the arms of her caddie, Carl Leib, after sinking the winning putt in the 1994 U.S. Women's Open on the 18th green at Indianwood Golf and CC, in Lake Orion, Mich., July 24, 1994. Sheehan defeated Tammie Green by one stroke.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Patty Sheehan places the top of the U.S. Women's Open trophy on her head during the awards presentation, July 24, 1994, at the Indianwood Golf and CC in Lake Orion, Mich. Sheehan, who also won the Open in 1992, beat Tammie Green by one stroke.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Annika Sorenstam watches her tee shot on the fourth hole during the opening round of the 1995 U.S. Women's Open at the Broadmoor CC in Colorado Springs, Colo. Sorestam shot a 3-under-par 67, one shot off of the lead.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Sweden's Annika Sorenstam exchanges high-fives with the crowd after winning the 50th U.S. Women's Open at The Broadmoor CC in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sunday, July 16, 1995. Sorenstam had a 2-under-par 278 total to beat out Meg Mallon by one stroke.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Sweden's Annika Sorenstam holds her trophy after winning the 1995 U.S. Women's Open at The Broadmoor Country Club in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sunday, July 16, 1995. It was the first U.S. tour win for the 24 year old.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Annika Sorenstam hits from a sand trap to the 14th green before winning the 1996 U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles Lodge and GC in Southern Pines, N.C., Sunday, June 2, 1996.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Annika Sorenstam raises her arms after making her last putt to win the 1996 U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles Lodge and GC in Southern Pines, N.C., Sunday, June 2, 1996.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Annika Sorenstam kisses the U.S. Women's Open trophy after she won the Open in Southern Pines, N.C. on Sunday June 2, 1996.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Laura Davis takes her personalized woods cover off on the eighth hole during a practice round for the Women's U.S. Open at Pupkin Ridge GC, Wednesday, July 9, 1997, in North Plains, Ore.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Akiko Fukushima, of Tokyo, Japan, tees off heading into the third day of U.S. Women's Open action at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Ore., Saturday, July 12, 1997.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Nancy Lopez shows the strain a tough match against British golfer Alison Nicholas after the U.S. Women's Open in North Plains, Ore., Sunday, July 13, 1997. Lopez came on strong to overcome Nicholas's 4-stroke lead in an emotion-packed session but fell short to lose by one stroke.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Nancy Lopez reacts after missing a birdie putt on the seventh hole at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club during the final round of the 1997 U.S. Women's Open in North Plains, Ore. Lopez lost her bid for her first U.S. Women's Open victory to British golfer Alison Nicholas by one stroke.

Published on May 24, 2011

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British golfer Alison Nicholas hugs her caddy Mark Fuller after winning the U.S. Women's Open in North Plains, Ore., Sunday, July 13, 1997.

Published on May 24, 2011

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British golfer Alison Nicholas holds up the U.S. Women's Open trophy in North Plains, Ore., Sunday, July 13, 1997. Nicholas held off an emotion-packed challenge from Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lopez to capture the trophy by one stroke.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Se Ri Pak of South Korea twists as she watches her fairway shot fly from the rim of a bunker on 10th hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open at Blackwolf Run Friday, July 3, 1998, in Kohler, Wis.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Amatuer Jenny Chuasiriporn makes a face as she looks at her ball that landed short of the green after hitting out of a bunker on the ninth hole during the playoff round of the U.S. Women's Open Monday, July 6, 1998, in Kohler, Wis.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Amatuer Jenny Chuasiriporn reacts after hitting a poor chip shot at the 18th hole during the playoff round of the U.S. Women's Open Monday, July 6, 1998, in Kohler, Wis. Se Ri Pak went on to win the championship on the second sudden death playoff hole.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Korea's Se Ri Pak reacts, at right, while amatuer Jenny Chuasiriporn watches after making a birdie putt on the second sudden death hole during the playoff round of the U.S. Women's Open Monday, July 6, 1998, in Kohler, Wis.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Korea's Se Ri Pak holds up the U.S. Women's Open trophy following the championship Monday, July 6, 1998, in Kohler, Wis. Pak beat Amatuer Jenny Chuasiriporn on the second hole of a sudden death playoff.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Patty Berg, 81, a founding member of the LPGA, conducts a golfing clinic at the U.S. Women's Open Championship at West Point, Miss., Wednesday, June 2, 1999.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Juli Inkster celebrates her U.S. Women's Open Championship, on June 6, 1999 in West Point, Miss., after her putt rolls into No 18 for par. Inkster finished at 16 under par for 72 holes.

Published on May 24, 2011

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Juli Inkster hugs the 1999 U.S. Women's Open Championship trophy following her victory in West Point, Miss.

Published on May 24, 2011