User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Inkster gets exemption to US Women's Open

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) - Juli Inkster won't have to go through qualifying to get back to the U.S. Women's Open.

Advertisement
Inkster was given a special exemption into this year's U.S. Women's Open, which will be played June 27-30 at Seabonack Golf Club in New York. Inkster, who is in the World Golf Hall of Fame, turns 53 that week.

She is a two-time winner of the U.S. Women's Open. The last title came in 2002 at Prairie Dunes, where she rallied from two shots behind to beat Annika Sorenstam. Inkster also won the U.S. Women's Open at Old Waverly in Mississippi in 1999. That was the year she won two majors in three weeks to complete the career LPGA Grand Slam.

Inkster also won the U.S. Women's Amateur three straight years.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Sportsbook: Golfers to Bet - The Barclays
Daly: Rory Still Not Close to Jack, Tiger
Rory wants strong finish to great year
Mahan wants in hunt for stretch drive
Kuchar healthy again after back injury
Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham
Langer wins again on Champions Tour
Rinker wins Legends Championship
Steen wins third Symetra Tour title
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!