News : Golf: Leonie Harm makes a cut at the US Open, Sophia Popov fails
Debutante Leonie Harm made the cut at the US Open in San Francisco. The 23-year-old managed to qualify for the two decisive rounds this weekend in her first major tournament as a professional after two days with a total of 148 strokes in shared 59th place.
The front runner at the $ 5.5 million event at the Olympic Club is Yuka Saso from the Philippines. With 136 strokes, the 19-year-old is one stroke ahead of South Korean Lee6 Jeong-eun. Another blow back, a US duo shares third place with amateurs Megha Ganne and Megan Khang.
Sophia Popov, who surprisingly won the British Open last year, missed participation in the two final rounds with a 74 by two strokes and was tied with compatriot Karolin Lampert, who despite a good 70 on the par 71 course her weak The start could no longer compensate. The two-time Solheim Cup winner Caroline Masson had just one stroke more than amateur Aline Krauter (152 strokes) with 153 strokes on the scorecard.