South Korean Sung Hyun Park wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title

Sung Hyun Park, a 23-year-old South Korean, sank two key birdie putts, including a 20-foot putt on the 15th green, to win the United States Women’s Open on Sunday at the Trump National Golf Club. Her consistency through a five-under-par round of 67 helped her hold off a challenge by Hye-Jin Choi, a 17-year-old South Korean amateur who had a shot at the championship until she hit her tee shot into a pond on the 16th. Feng Shanshan of China led for much of the tournament, but she finished in a tie for fifth after a triple-bogey 8 on the final hole. Park, winning her first major title and her first L.P.G.A. Tour victory, earned the largest prize in the history of women’s golf, $900,000.

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