2000 U.S. Women's Open Winner and Scores

The 2000 U.S. Women's Open was the 55th time this major championship was played. Karrie Webb pulled away for a 5-stroke victory.

Winner: Karrie Webb, 282

Where it was played: Merit Club in Libertyville, Illinois

Tournament dates: July 20-23, 2000

Leader after first round: Meg Mallon, 68

Leader after second round: Meg Mallon, 140

Leader after third round: Karrie Webb, 209

What Happened at the 2000 U.S. Women's Open

Karrie Webb opened with a 69, one off the lead. She added a 72 in Round 2 to remain one behind. But in the third round, Webb began pulling away.

Her 68 in that round gave her a four-stroke lead over Meg Mallon heading into the final round. And after a 73 in the final round, Webb won by five over Mallon and Cristie Kerr, whose 70 was the best Round 4 score of anyone who finished in the Top 10.

For Webb, the only golfer in the field to card two rounds in the 60s, it was her third win in a major but her first in the U.S. Women's Open. She won this tournament again the following year for back-to-back USWO victories. Webb went on to win seven majors and 41 LPGA titles total.

This was Mallon's second runner-up finish in the U.S. Women's Open. But she also won it twice, in 1991 and 2004. Kerr went on to win the 2007 U.S. Women's Open.

Future LPGA star and two-time major winner Lorena Ochoa made her major championship debut in this tournament. She scored 75-78 and missed the cut. At the other end of her career, 3-time U.S. Women's Open champ Hollis Stacy missed the cut in her final appearance in the USWO.

2000 U.S. Women's Open Final Scores

Karrie Webb69-72-68-73—282
Cristie Kerr72-71-74-70—287
Meg Mallon68-72-73-74—287
Mi Hyun Kim74-72-70-72—288
Rosie Jones73-71-72-72—288
Grace Park74-72-73-70—289
Kelli Kuehne71-74-73-71—289
Beth Daniel71-74-72-73—290
Annika Sorenstam73-75-73-70—291
Kelly Robbins74-73-71-73—291
Laura Davies73-71-72-75—291
Jennifer Rosales75-75-69-73—292
Pat Hurst73-72-72-75—292
Dorothy Delasin76-68-72-76—292
Se Ri Pak74-75-75-69—293
Kellee Booth70-78-75-70—293
Janice Moodie73-77-75-69—294
Kathryn Imrie72-72-77-73—294
Lorie Kane71-74-72-77—294
Shani Waugh69-75-73-77—294
Jackie Gallagher-Smith71-77-73-74—295
Wendy Doolan77-69-74-75—295
Donna Andrews73-75-79-70—297
Michele Redman74-74-73-76—297
Kristi Albers71-77-73-76—297
Juli Inkster70-74-73-80—297
Charlotta Sorenstam75-74-76-73—298
A.J. Eathorne73-77-73-75—298
Silvia Cavalleri72-73-75-78—298
Joanne Morley73-72-74-79—298
Tina Barrett72-78-75-74—299
Emilee Klein77-72-75-75—299
Danielle Ammaccapane72-73-79-75—299
Kate Golden75-72-76-76—299
Jenny Lidback73-74-76-76—299
Fiona Pike72-74-77-76—299
Sophie Gustafson72-78-71-78—299
Carin Hjalmarsson75-73-73-78—299
Hiromi Kobayashi77-72-70-80—299
Michelle Ellis76-74-81-69—300
Val Skinner74-76-75-75—300
Mary Beth Zimmerman77-72-75-76—300
a-Naree Song74-76-73-77—300
Jill McGill73-77-77-74—301
Catriona Matthew74-75-78-74—301
Leta Lindley73-77-81-71—302
Nancy Scranton80-70-78-74—302
Nancy Lopez76-74-77-75—302
a-Jaejean Kang74-76-74-78—302
Jan Stephenson73-74-77-78—302
Sara Sanders72-78-73-79—302
Betsy King71-70-82-79—302
Jean Zedlitz73-76-77-78—304
Marisa Baena73-76-78-78—305
Anna Acker-Macosko73-76-77-79—305
a-Hilary Homeyer73-75-80-78—306
Carri Wood73-77-78-79—307
Barb Mucha74-75-77-82—308
Pearl Sinn-Bonanni74-76-77-83—310
Michelle McGann77-73-79-82—311

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