2010 U.S. Women's Open Winner and Scores

The 2010 U.S. Women's Open was the 65th time this major championship was played. Paula Creamer overcame a thumb injury and a tough golf course to win.

Winner: Paula Creamer, 281

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

Tournament dates: July 8-11, 2010

Leader after first round: Brittany Lang, 69

Leaders after second round: Paula Creamer, Sakura Yokomine, 142

Leader after third round: Paula Creamer, 212

What Happened in the 2010 U.S. Women's Open

Paula Creamer, playing with her left thumb still wrapped a few months after having surgery on the digit, won her first and only major championship title at the 2010 U.S. Women's Open.

At tough-scoring Oakmont, Creamer moved into a share of the lead after 36 holes with scores of 72 and 70. She then took the solo lead on the strength of a third-round 70. She birdied the 18th hole of her third round to take a three-stroke lead.

Suzann Pettersen and Na Yeon Choi made challenges in the final round, each getting within two strokes of Creamer's lead at different points. Choi finished with a 66, the second-lowest score of the tournament. But Creamer had a 69 herself, very good scoring on the day, and relegated Pettersen and Choi to a tie for second place. Creamer, age 23, finished at 3-under 281 for a four-stroke victory.

Lexi Thompson, who turned pro at age 15 just prior to the tournament, finished in a tie for 10th place.

2010 U.S. Women's Open Final Scores

Paula Creamer 72-70-70-69—281
Na Yeon Choi 75-72-72-66—285
Suzann Pettersen 73-71-72-69—285
In Kyung Kim 74-71-73-68—286
Jiyai Shin 76-71-72-68—287
Brittany Lang 69-74-75-69—287
Amy Yang 70-75-71-71—287
Inbee Park 70-78-73-68—289
Christina Kim 72-72-72-73—289
Yani Tseng 73-76-73-68—290
Sakura Yokomine 71-71-76-72—290
Alexis Thompson 73-74-70-73—290
Song-Hee Kim 72-76-78-65—291
Stacy Lewis 75-70-75-72—292
Natalie Gulbis 73-73-72-74—292
Wendy Ward 72-73-70-77—292
Karrie Webb 74-72-73-74—293
Cristie Kerr 72-71-75-75—293
Kristy McPherson 72-78-74-70—294
Shi Hyun Ahn 72-77-73-72—294
Azahara Munoz 75-74-71-74—294
Angela Stanford 73-72-74-75—294
Jeong Jang 73-72-74-75—294
Sophie Gustafson 72-72-74-76—294
Jee Young Lee 72-76-76-71—295
So Yeon Ryu 74-74-76-71—295
Brittany Lincicome 73-78-71-73—295
Chie Arimura 74-72-76-74—296
Maria Hjorth 73-72-75-76—296
Candie Kung 76-72-79-69—296
M.J. Hur 70-81-74-72—297
Ai Miyazato 73-74-80-70—297
Ashli Bunch 78-74-75-70—297
Meaghan Francella 75-72-77-74—298
Mhairi McKay 71-78-76-73—298
Morgan Pressel 74-75-75-74—298
Jeong Eun Lee 72-78-73-75—298
Shinobu Moromizato 72-77-77-72—298
Karen Stupples 75-75-76-73—299
Eun-Hee Ji 77-75-74-73—299
Maria Hernandez 76-73-75-76—300
Heather Young 78-71-76-75—300
Vicky Hurst 72-77-77-74—300
a-Jennifer Johnson 78-73-71-78—300
Hee Young Park 78-72-76-74—300
Jennifer Rosales 78-73-76-73—300
Katherine Hull 75-77-76-72—300
Lindsey Wright 78-73-75-75—301
Louise Stahle 73-74-81-73—301
Alena Sharp 72-78-79-72—301
Sandra Gal 73-73-83-73—302
Na-on Min 73-79-74-77—303
Sherri Steinhauer 77-75-75-76—303
Allison Fouch 74-74-80-76—304
Paige Mackenzie 74-76-78-77—305
Anna Rawson 77-75-76-77—305
a-Christine Wong 77-75-78-75—305
Tamie Durdin 73-77-79-78—307
Libby Smith 76-74-84-73—307
Jennifer Song 73-78-84-72—307
Chella Choi 73-75-80-80—308
a-Lisa McCloskey 73-77-78-81—309
Heekyung Seo 72-80-79-78—309
a-Danielle Kang 74-78-78-80—310
a-Kelli Shean 70-79-83-80—312
Meredith Duncan 75-74-85-78—312
Sarah Kemp 73-74-83-83—313
a-Tiffany Lim 75-77-83-85—320

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