With a final-round 71, Australian Minjee Lee finishing at a championship-record 13-under 271 and earning her second career major championship. She joined Jan Stephenson (1983) and Karrie Webb (2000, 2001) as Australians to win the U.S. Women’s Open, and followed Webb in 2001 as major winners at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club.
With the win, Lee earned $1,800,000, the largest single prize in the history of women’s golf.
American Mina Harigae (72) claimed second place on nine under.
Lee, who won her first major title at last year’s Evian Championship, joins Karrie Webb (2000 and 2001) and Jan Stephenson (1983) as Australians to win the US Women’s Open.
Ireland’s own Leona Maguire earned a top ten finish at the U.S. Women’s Open despite a final round 74.