2014 U.S. Women's Open Winner and Scores

The 2014 U.S. Women's Open was the 69th time this golf tournament was played. And this one is remembered as the site of Michelle Wie's first win in a major championship. She was the only golfer to finish under par, and won by two strokes.

Winner: Michelle Wie, 278

Where it was played: Pinehurst Resort (Course No. 2) in Pinehurst, North Carolina

Tournament dates: June 19-22, 2014

Leader after first round: Stacy Lewis, 67

Leader after second round: Michelle Wie, 136

Leaders after third round: Michelle Wie and Amy Yang, 208

What Happened at the 2014 U.S. Women's Open

Michelle Wie had been contending in major championships since 2003, when she was 13 and played in the final grouping on Sunday at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. She was the 54-hole leader at both the 2005 and 2006 U.S. Women's Opens, falling short both times. That was during her amateur career.

Injuries slowed Wie's progress in her late teens, though, and it wasn't until 2009 that she earned her first LPGA win. She won again in 2010, then another fallow period followed. But she opened 2014 strong and earned her third LPGA win at the 2014 Lotte Championship in her native Hawaii.

She opened the 2014 U.S. Women's Open with a 68, trailing first-round leader Stacy Lewis by one. Wie took over the lead with another 68 in the second round. In the third round she shot 2-over 72, falling back to 2-under par and tying Amy Yang for the 54-hole lead.

In the final round, Yang quickly fell back. But Wie played pretty steady over the front nine, making all pars following a bogey on the first hole. It was Lewis who was on fire in Round 4. The No. 1-ranked player in the women's world rankings, Lewis carded five birdies in her first 10 holes.

Lewis got within one stroke of Wie's lead, but then encountered trouble. She bounced back with two late birdies to shoot 66 and become the leader in the clubhouse, but, out on the course, Wie was four ahead of Lewis.

Then Wie found trouble herself on the 16th hole, pushing her approach into wire grass in an area around bunkers short of the green. Wie took the 1-stroke penalty for an unplayable lie and dropped behind the bunkers. Her pitch to the green ran about 24 feet past the flag, and she ran her putt five feet long. But Wie knocked in the 5-footer to salvage her lead, which, after the double-bogey, was down to just one stroke.

But Wie calmly hit a solid tee shot to the middle of the 17th green, and then rolled in a 25-foot birdie. That pushed Wie's lead back to two strokes, and she made a 2-putt par on the 18th hole to close out the victory.

2014 U.S. Women's Open Final Scores

Michelle Wie68-68-72-70—278
Stacy Lewis67-73-74-66—280
Stephanie Meadow71-72-69-69—281
Amy Yang71-69-68-74—282
Meena Lee72-73-70-68—283
So Yeon Ryu69-74-70-70—283
Pornanong Phatlum71-73-69-71—284
Lexi Thompson71-68-74-71—284
Sakura Yokomine74-68-71-71—284
Catriona Matthew75-69-75-66—285
Jenny Shin74-70-73-68—285
a-Brooke Henderson71-73-72-69—285
Yueer Cindy Feng73-71-71-71—286
Na Yeon Choi71-70-71-74—286
Brittany Lincicome77-70-69-71—287
Paula Creamer70-72-72-73—287
Juli Inkster71-75-66-75—287
Hee Young Park73-73-69-72—287
Lydia Ko76-71-71-69—287
Chella Choi75-70-69-73—287
Shanshan Feng77-70-70-70—287
a-Minjee Lee69-71-72-76—288
Azahara Munoz73-71-74-70—288
Julieta Granada75-71-74-68—288
Brittany Lang73-75-69-71—288
Sandra Gal74-72-73-69—288
Karine Icher76-72-71-69—288
Eun-Hee Ji71-75-75-68—289
Caroline Masson72-75-73-69—289
Mariajo Uribe72-70-76-72—290
I.K. Kim71-74-75-70—290
Angela Stanford71-72-77-70—290
Karrie Webb70-73-70-77—290
Candie Kung71-76-75-68—290
Yani Tseng77-71-74-69—291
Rikako Morita73-75-73-70—291
Ha-Na Jang76-73-70-72—291
Mina Harigae71-74-74-73—292
Caroline Hedwall73-76-72-71—292
Jennifer Song74-72-77-69—292
Jee Young Lee73-73-73-73—292
Se Ri Pak76-69-74-73—292
Inbee Park76-71-73-73—293
Hee Kyung Bae77-71-73-72—293
Lee-Anne Pace76-73-73-71—293
Beatriz Recari73-74-72-75—294
Sei Young Kim72-75-72-75—294
Nikki Campbell74-75-76-69—294
Laura Diaz75-72-75-73—295
Giulia Sergas77-72-74-72—295
Moriya Jutanugarn72-77-74-72—295
Katherine Kirk69-76-74-76—295
Jennifer Johnson75-74-72-74—295
So Young Jang75-72-77-72—296
Belen Mozo78-70-73-76—297
Misuzu Narita76-70-73-78—297
Ashley Knoll75-74-73-76—298
Jodi Ewart Shadoff76-71-78-73—298
Sue Kim71-73-79-76—299
Danielle Kang75-71-76-77—299
Haeji Kang74-75-72-78—299
a-Mathilda Cappeliez76-70-78-75—299
Carlota Ciganda75-72-78-75—300
Gerina Piller72-72-80-76—300
a-Emma Talley75-73-78-74—300
Pernilla Lindberg72-77-73-78—300
Ilhee Lee73-76-77-75—301
a-Chisato Hashimoto73-76-76-77—302
a-Andrea Lee79-70-77-77—303
Dori Carter72-77-77-77—303
Sandra Changkija76-73-75-80—304
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