LPGA: in Charleston includes a storm strike, celeb sightings!

Thousands in the Lowcountry ended their weekend at the Country Club of Charleston for the USGA Women’s Open Finale.

Talk about Sunday FUNday at its best! For some, included celeb sightings with Darius Rucker, and the cast of Bravo's Southern Charm.

 

Others, enjoyed play stretching from practice rounds Thursday, to Friday's start of official play that included a bad weather delay and lightening strike! The field had been already cleared, but buzz of the touchdown that took out a grand oak tree, spread across social media with pics and video before play resumed Friday night.

 

74th US Women's Open Champion Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea just got the birthday president of a lifetime: a million dollars cash and a cool shiny new trophy!

 

Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea, spoke through a translator, after winning the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament, Sunday. Lee6 or “Six” explained why she added the number to her last name to the LPGA and other media - “There are six players on the (Korean Tour) with the same name, and I am the sixth player with the name.”

 

The Country Club of Charleston's now weathered two major championships in seven years, including the 2013 Azalea (amateur) along with this 74th round of the U.S. Women’s Open. The club, and course dates back to 1925, and is now tended to by Superintendent Paul Corder and his staff who continues to draw praise for their course conditioning.

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