U.S. Women’s Open the Best Storylines
You already know that Michelle Wie is the U.S. Women’s Open champion. She will come to the Lancaster Country Club as the defender of her title. Beside a huge and important role of defending her title, Wie will have to find the spark in her game. During this season, she had problems with injuries. The recent injury is a left hip injury. This, 4 time LPGA winner is working on her swing that should reduce the stress on the injured hip. Wie will try to do her best in this tournament. You already know that her last 4 starts included: 2 missed cuts, a withdrawal and T-41 at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Tie for 11th in the Kingsmill Championship is her best finish.
Thanks to her victory at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, Inbee Park is currently one of the best golfers in the LPGA. She won 5 of last 12 major championships. In 2013, she was winning only 50% of the time. Now, she has 6 career major victories. Park will celebrate her birthday, this week. It will be her 27th birthday. She is known as a very calm golfer that doesn’t allow her emotions to affect on her game.
Brittany Lincicome, the 2015 ANA Inspiration champion, still has 14 points more than Inbee Park in the Rolex ANNIKA Major Award standings. This award was established in 2014. The idea is to award a golfer with the best Major Championship record. In order to qualify for the award, a golfer must win a major championship. Lincicome will try to extend her lead in this event.