2016 U.S. Women's Open Winner and Scores

The 2016 U.S. Women's Open was the 71st time this major championship was played. The winner was Brittany Lang, who came from two off the lead in the final round to force a playoff with Anna Nordqvist, then won that playoff.

Winner: Brittany Lang, 282

Where it was played: CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, California

Tournament dates: July 7-10, 2016

Leader after first round: Mirim Lee, 64

Leader after second round: Sung-Hyun Park, 136

Leader after third round: Lydia Ko, 209

What Happened at the 2016 U.S. Women's Open

Brittany Lang was two behind third-round leader Lydia Ko at the start of the final round, and Anna Nordqvist was six back. But at the end of 72 holes, Lang and Nordqvist were tied.

Nordqvist first tied Lang for the lead (Ko struggled to a 75) when she eagled the 15th hole. Lang retook the lead with a birdie on the 16th, but gave it back with a bogey on the 17th. When both players parred the 72nd hole, they tied at 6-under 282.

That led to a three-hole, aggregate score playoff. And the playoff appeared tight, too, after both golfers made pars on the first two holes. But midway through their play of the third extra hole, they were informed that on the previous hole Nordqvist has committed a penalty by slightly moving sand in a bunker. Nordqvist was given a two-stroke penalty, which essentially ended the suspense.

Lang wound up winning the playoff — and her first major championship — by three strokes, 12 to 15.

2014 U.S. Women's Open Final Scores

Brittany Lang68-75-68-71—282
Anna Nordqvist68-74-73-67—282
Amy Yang67-71-73-73—284
Sung Hyun Park70-66-74-74—284
Eun Hee Ji69-71-70-74—284
Lydia Ko73-66-70-75—284
Stacy Lewis71-74-69-71—285
Jodi Ewart Shadoff70-71-75-70—286
Gerina Piller70-72-74-70—286
Cristie Kerr67-75-72-72—286
So Yeon Ryu71-76-71-69—287
Sydnee Michaels69-72-75-71—287
Mirim Lee64-74-76-73—287
Haru Nomura70-69-75-73—287
Gaby Lopez71-72-71-73—287
Angela Stanford71-70-71-75—287
Lee Lopez73-72-71-72—288
Jessica Korda70-70-75-73—288
Ariya Jutanugarn70-75-69-74—288
Danielle Kang71-69-73-75—288
Ha Na Jang73-71-74-71—289
Suzann Pettersen72-74-72-71—289
Mo Martin71-70-77-71—289
Alena Sharp70-72-75-72—289
Kris Tamulis71-72-71-75—289
Christina Kim70-75-73-72—290
Maude Leblanc72-69-76-73—290
Xiyu Lin73-73-73-71—290
Lizette Salas70-78-71-71—290
Catriona Matthew73-72-71-74—290
Sei Young Kim75-68-72-75—290
Kim Kaufman75-70-73-73—291
Lexi Thompson74-73-71-73—291
Kelly Tan68-72-78-73—291
Mi Hyang Lee72-74-71-74—291
Pornanong Phatlum70-78-72-71—291
Chella Choi75-69-71-76—291
Nicole Broch Larsen74-73-71-74—292
a-Hye-Jin Choi72-71-75-74—292
Gwladys Nocera72-73-73-74—292
Sakura Yokomine71-75-73-73—292
Ayaka Watanabe74-71-71-76—292
Brittany Lincicome75-72-73-72—292
Shanshan Feng74-74-74-70—292
Hyo Joo Kim73-73-69-77—292
Madelene Sagstrom78-69-71-75—293
Minjee Lee67-75-75-76—293
Pernilla Lindberg70-73-74-76—293
Karrie Webb73-73-73-74—293
Sun-Ju Ahn74-73-75-71—293
Jenny Shin71-77-75-70—293
Kelly Shon73-73-76-72—294
Amy Anderson71-77-74-72—294
Caroline Masson73-73-71-78—295
Jennifer Song75-73-71-78—297
Ryann O'Toole71-73-76-77—297
Moriya Jutanugarn69-77-76-75—297
Beatriz Recari78-70-77-72—297
Paula Creamer74-74-74-76—298
Nelly Korda72-76-75-75—298
Q Baek74-73-77-74—298
Teresa Lu74-74-75-75—298
Yani Tseng72-75-79-72—298
Brooke Henderson76-71-76-76—299
Hee Young Park70-75-78-77—300
Sue Kim76-71-76-77—300
Christine Song74-72-77-80—303
a-Albane Valenzuela72-75-76-80—303
Erina Hara71-77-76-81—305
a-Hannah O'Sullivan72-75-82-76—305
Morgan Pressel73-75-79-81—308
Sophia Popov71-77-77-86—311

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