Yuka Saso US Opens 2021

Yuka Saso US Opens 2021 : Yuka Saso becomes first Filipino to win US Women’s Open, second to win LPGA Tour Title

Yuka Saso US Opens 2021
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Filipino Japanese teenager and LPGA Tour player Yuka Saso has won the U.S. Women’s Golf Tournament at the Olympic Club, San Francisco.

Saso stand with a record of Inbee park as the youngest U. S Women’s Open Winner.

Key points :

  • Saso will be handsomely rewarded — and not just with a big trophy and a bigger paycheck ($1 million, to be exact).
  • Only two other women with Japanese citizenship have won majors – Hisako Higuchi at the 1977 LPGA championship and Hinako Shibuno at the 2019 Women’s British Open.
  • The U.S. Women’s Open is her third professional win.
  • She previously won the NEC Karuizawa 72 Golf Tournament and the Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament on the Japan LPGA Tour in 2020, according to Golf Digest.
  • Saso overcame back-to-back double bogeys early in the round to make the playoff and then became the first player from the Philippines to win a golf major.

Important takeaways of U. S :

  • Capital : Washington
  • President : Joe Biden
  • Currency : United States Dollar ( USD )
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