2015 U.S. Women's Open Winner and Scores

In Gee Chun made her tournament debut a special one — she rallied on the back nine in the final round to earn her first career win on the LPGA Tour. Chun joined Patty Berg, Kathy Cornelius and Birdie Kim as the only golfers to this point in U.S. Women's Open history to win the tournament on her first try.

Winner: In Gee Chun, 272

Where it was played: Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Tournament dates: July 9-12, 2015

Leaders after first round: Marina Alex, Jane Park, Karrie Webb, 66

Leader after second round: Amy Yang, 133

Leader after third round: Amy Yang, 202

What Happened at the 2015 U.S. Women's Open

In Gee Chun had a stretch of four birdies in six holes over her final nine, rallying to win the 2015 U.S. Women's Open. Chun finished at 8-under 272, tying the 72-hole scoring record for fewest strokes. That number was first eastablished by Annika Sorenstam in 1996, and matched by Juli Inkster in 1999.

And at age 20, Chun became the third-youngest winner of a U.S. Women's Open to this point, behind only Inbee Park (19) in 2008 and Se Ri Pak (also 20) in 1998.

Chun began the final round four strokes behind leader Amy Yang, with Stacy Lewis in solo second, three behind Yang. For much of the first half of the final round it appeared a Yang-Lewis battle would ensue.

But when Chun birdied No. 12 as Yang was bogeying No. 11, that moved Chun into second place, one behind Yang. Lewis pulled into a tie with Chun in second with a birdie on the 13th, then Yang bogeyed No. 14 to create a 3-way tie at the top.

But Lewis' chances were doomed when she double-bogied No. 15. Chun, meanwhile, reeled off three birdies in a row on 15, 16 and 17 to take, at one point, a 3-shot lead. But Yang clawed back in it, driving the par-4 No. 16 and making eagle, then birdying No. 17 to close the gap to one shot.

When Chun bogeyed her final hole, she fell back into a tie with Yang. But then Yang did the same thing — bogeyed No. 18 — and Chun was the 2015 U.S. Women's Open champion.

Chun had won multiple times in Korea already in 2015, and also had a win in one of the Japan Tour's majors. While she was little-known in the United States at this time, she was ranked No. 20 in the world rankings entering the tournament.

Lewis wound up tied for third with Inbee Park. Defending champ Michelle Wie finished 11th.

2015 U.S. Women's Open Final Scores

In Gee Chun68-70-68-66--272
Amy Yang67-66-69-71--273
Inbee Park68-70-70-67--275
Stacy Lewis69-67-69-70--275
Morgan Pressel68-70-71-68--277
Jane Park66-72-71-68--277
Shiho Oyama70-66-71-70--277
So Yeon Ryu72-68-70-67--277
Pernilla Lindberg70-70-70-67--277
Brooke Henderson70-73-68-66--277
Michelle Wie72-68-68-70--278
Lydia Ko70-72-69-68--279
Min Lee71-68-70-70--279
Karrie Webb66-72-73-69--280
Brittany Lang70-70-72-68--280
Lizette Salas71-69-72-68--280
Mi Hyang Lee68-72-68-72--280
Rumi Yoshiba70-68-72-70--280
Jenny Shin74-68-69-70--281
Sydnee Michaels68-74-69-71--282
Ayako Uehara71-70-73-68--282
Chella Choi71-73-64-74--282
Marina Alex66-71-74-71--282
Ryann O'Toole71-70-69-72--282
Lee Lopez71-70-72-69--282
Angela Stanford71-69-72-71--283
Kris Tamulis72-69-69-73--283
Na Yeon Choi67-74-70-72--283
Ha Na Jang72-72-71-68--283
Alison Lee70-73-74-66--283
Jaye Marie Green71-73-72-67--283
Azahara Munoz69-72-71-72--284
Q Baek70-71-71-72--284
Ai Suzuki70-71-69-74--284
I.K. Kim74-69-72-70--285
Teresa Lu71-71-70-73--285
Mo Martin71-72-72-70--285
Erika Kikuchi71-71-72-71--285
Kim Kaufman72-72-71-70--285
Jung Min Lee70-71-70-74--285
a-Megan Khang71-70-73-71--285
Paula Creamer69-73-73-71--286
Lexi Thompson71-72-68-75--286
Charley Hull71-72-71-72--286
Sei Young Kim73-67-75-71--286
a-Mariel Galdiano70-74-71-71--286
Laura Davies70-72-70-75--287
Sakura Yokomine71-73-67-76--287
Danielle Kang71-73-71-72--287
Mirim Lee71-73-72-71--287
Austin Ernst68-74-72-73--287
Maria Balikoeva74-69-73-71--287
Gerina Piller71-72-72-73--288
a-Hannah O'Sullivan72-71-74-71--288
a-Muni He68-74-73-73--288
Candie Kung71-70-72-76--289
Karine Icher73-71-71-74--289
Lee-Anne Pace73-69-77-70--289
Lala Anai71-70-75-74--290
a-Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu71-73-75-72--291
a-Emma Talley70-72-74-75--291
Mi Jung Hur73-69-76-76--294
Elizabeth Nagel68-75-83-70--296

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