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How much each player won at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open



A Lim Kim won her first major championship on her first attempt, birdieing the final three holes to take the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open and with it the winner’s check for $1 million. Jin Young Ko and Amy Olson shared second place at Cypress Hill, and both ladies will take home $487,286 for their efforts for the week.

With a total prize purse of $5.5 million up for grabs, here’s a look at how much each player took home from the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open.

1, A Lim Kim, -3, $1,000,000

T-2, Jin Young Ko, -2, $487,286

T-2, Amy Olson, -2, $487,286

4, Hinako Shibuno, -1, $266,779

5, Megan Khang, +1, $222,201

T-6, Inbee Park, +2, $177,909

T-6, Jeongeun Lee6,+2, $177,909

T–6, Moriya Jutanugarn, +2, $177,909

T-9, Ariya Jutanugarn,+3, $143,976

T-9, Kaitlyn Papp, +2, Amateur

T-11, Sayaka Takahashi, +4, $126,465

T-11, Minyoung2 Lee,+4, $126,465

T-13, Yuka Saso,+5, $96,800

T-13, Eri Okayama,+5, $96,800

T-13, Gabriela Ruffels, +5, Amateur

T-13, Linnea Strom,+5, $96,800

T-13, Maja Stark, +5, Amateur

T-13, Hae Ran Ryu, +5, $96,800

T-13, Lydia Ko, +5, $96,800

T-20, So Yeon Ryu, +6, $74,219

T-20, Sei Young Kim,+6, $74,219

T-20, Ally Ewing, +6, $74,219

T-23, Linn Grant, +7, Amateur

T-23, Sarah Schmelzel,+7, $55,526

T-23, Nasa Hataoka,+7, $55,526

T-23, Jenny Shin, +7, $55,526

T-23, Jessica Korda, +7, $55,526

T-23, Cristie Kerr, +7, $55,526

T-23, Chella Choi,+7, $55,526

T-30, Madelene Sagstrom,+8, $36,915

T-30, Lauren Stephenson, +8, $36,915

T-30, Jennifer Kupcho,+8, $36,915

T-30, Hyejin Choi, +8, $36,915

T-30, Bronte Law, +8, $36,915

T-30, Cheyenne Knight, +8, $36,915

T-30, Ashleigh Buhai,+8, $36,915

T-30, Ingrid Lindblad, +8, Amateur

T-30, Charley Hull, +8, $36,915

T-30, Ji Yeong Kim2,+8, $36,915

T-40, Hannah Green, +9, $27,067

T-40, Perrine Delacour, +9, $27,067

T-40, Sophia Popov, +9, $27,067

T-40, Yealimi Noh, +9, $27,067

T-44, Stacy Lewis, +10, $23,576

T-44, Brooke Henderson,+10, $23,576

T-46, Brittany Lincicome, +11, $19,570

T-46, Pauline Roussin-Bouchard, +11, Amateur

T-46, Lizette Salas, +11, $19,570

T-46, Lindsey Weaver, +11, $19,570

T-46, Gaby Lopez, +11, $19,570

T-46, Minjee Lee, +11, $19,570

T-52, Seon Woo Bae, +12, $15,736

T-52, Danielle Kang, +12, $15,736

T-54, Anna Nordqvist, +13, $13,447

T-54, Azahara Munoz, +13, $13,447

T-54, Mone Inami, +13, $13,447

T-54, Jennifer Song,+13, $13,447

T-58, Pernilla Lindberg, +14, $12,360

T-58, Mi Hyang Lee, +14, $12,360

60, Yui Kawamoto, +15, $12,131

T-61, Mamiko Higa, +16, $11,960

T-61, Mina Harigae, +16, $11,960

T-63, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, +17, $11,731

T-63, Narin An, +17, $11,731

65, Kana Mikashima, +19, $11,559

66, Su Oh, +20, $11,445

72 professionals who missed the cut each get $4,000.

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Tiger Woods receives outpouring of support following car accident



Following Tuesday’s accident which has left Tiger Woods currently recovering from major surgery, support and well wishes have been pouring in for the 15-time major champion.

Per a statement from Tiger’s official social media account, Woods suffered “comminuted open fractures” affecting both the upper and lower portions of his tibia and fibula in his right leg from the crash, as well as damage to the ankle bones and trauma to the muscle and soft-tissue of the leg.

The statement also communicates that Woods is “awake, responsive and recovering in a hospital room”.

In response to Tiger’s accident, a mammoth amount of support has rolled in from A-list stars, members of other sports and fellow tour pros for Woods. Here’s a look at some of the well wishes:


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Tony Finau’s short driver backswing – Would he be the longest on tour by a distance if he wanted? 



In our forums, our members have been discussing the driver distance Tony Finau generates with his short backswing. WRXer ‘TIScape’ posted a photo of Finau on 18 at Riviera at the top of his backswing from Sunday (above) and says:

“It amazes me how far Tony hits driver with his short backswing. This is a still from a video of his drive at 18 on Sunday at Riviera. Captured at the very top of his backswing. It’s almost as if he’s laying up with driver, and he still averages 306 yards! The clubhead speed he generates with that short swing is astonishing.”

Back in July, Finau showcased his fully extended driver swing in a practice round. The result? 206mph ball speed and a ridiculous 383-yard carry.

Check out the video below.


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Our members have been discussing both his current driver swing and whether Finau could be comfortably the longest on tour if he wanted.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • chipa: “His swing is fun to watch. One thing I have noticed about a lot of big hitters is the forward hand position like Finau’s and then turning the left hand over immediately during the takeaway. DJ Johnson, John Daly, Mike Austin and quite a few long drivers use(d) this technique. I use it when I’m swinging my best and hope to have it mastered sometime soon. I have tried everything like the one piece takeaway, but I just can’t make it work and feel relaxed too.”
  • bscinstnct: “Man, if Tony could just get a little more confidence on Sunday with his putter. He’d basically be DJ. Just want to see him play his best a few times; he’d really light it up.”
  • mosesgolf: “TF said in an interview that he can easily attain 190plus ball speeds but won’t go there due to consistency and accuracy issues. Plus, it’s an avenue for injury to swing that hard.”
  • cardoustie: “Longest on tour if he wanted to be.”

Entire Thread: “Tony Finau’s short driver back swing – Would he be the longest on tour by a distance if he wanted?”

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This astonishing Tiger Woods stat sums up his greatness and perseverance since 2012



There are countless achievements from Tiger Woods that will be talked about for years to come, and we can now add another to the list thanks to Brandel Chamblee.

The golf analyst took to Twitter on Monday, where he produced one of the most stunning Tiger Woods stats imagineable, which covers the tumultuous period of his career since 2012.

During this period, Woods reclaimed the number one ranking, endured 5 back surgeries, suffered from the chipping yips, an inability to practice, had a humiliating DUI and dropped to 1,199th in the Official World Golf Rankings before rising again.

Despite everything, as Chamblee posted on Monday, Woods has a better win % on Tour than the likes of Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, with only Rory McIlroy having a marginally better win return since 2012.

There were some sceptics that the high win % was down to Tiger appearing so sparingly over the past few years. However, golf fans were quick to correctly point out that the 45-year-old continuously appears at the biggest events with the strongest fields, which makes the 11.7 win % over that period even more impressive.

Never, ever, write off Tiger.

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