Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 07/06/2012
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KOHLER, Wis. - Through 36 holes at the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open, former Duke University standouts Brittany Lang and Jennie Lee each made the cut and will see action on Saturday and Sunday at the 6,954-yard, par 72 Blackwolf Run Course in Kohler, Wis.
Lee, who turned in a two-under-par, 70, in round one on Thursday posted a two-over-par, 74, in the second round and currently sits tied for 13th with a 144. In Friday’s round, the 2009 Duke alum posted two birdies, three bogeys and 13 pars. A product of Henderson, Nev., Lee hit 11-of-14 fairways and 13-of-18 greens, while totaling 33 putts.
Holding the lead after two days of action is Suzann Pettersen with a total of 139, which is five-under-par. A total of 12 golfers are under par heading into the weekend play.
A two-time All-America at Duke in 2004 and 2005, Lang carded rounds of 73 and 74 for a total of 147, which is tied for 40th. Over the two rounds, she has registered four birdies and missing only three fairways. Lang hit only nine greens in the second round, but had 29 putts.
Amanda Blumenherst, a three-time National Player of the Year and 2009 Blue Devil graduate, turned in rounds of 75 and 82 on her way to missing the cut.
Over the weekend, fans can follow the action live on NBC from 4-8 p.m., on both Saturday and Sunday.
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