Liz Nagel bounced back from a rough Saturday to finish the U.S. Women’s Open strong.
The former Michigan State golfer and DeWitt native wrapped up the tournament with an even-par round Sunday at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania.
The round of 70 was the second-best of the U.S. Women’s Open for Nagel, who was playing in just her second career LPGA Tour event. Nagel finished her first career major in 63rd place at 16-over par.
Nagel, who is in her debut season as a professional, had three birdies and three bogeys during her successful final round. That helped her bounce back from a third round where she finished 13-over par.
Nagel accomplished one of her goals this weekend by making the cut at the U.S. Women’s Open. She started the tournament strong, shooting a round of 68 Thursday that had her ranked in the top 10 of the leaderboard. She fell back a little Friday, but ended the day among the 63 golfers that made the cut in what started as a field of 156.
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