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Golfer Yuka Saso Wins U.S. Women's Open

Golfer Yuka Saso Wins U.S. Women's Open

   San Francisco, June 6 (Jiji Press)--Professional golfer Yuka Saso won the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday.
   Saso, 19, a dual citizen of Japan and the Philippines, won the tournament in a playoff against 22-year-old Nasa Hataoka of Japan at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.
   She is the third golfer from Japan to win a women's major tournament, following Hisako Higuchi's victory at Women's PGA Championship in 1977 and Hinako Shibuno's win at the 2019 Women's British Open.

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