Teenagers Top The Leader Board At The Womens US Open


Determination, poise, focus and talent were abundant, as teens topped the leader board at the 2005 Women's US Open. Younger players at the 2005 US Women's Open gained much more than experience. They definitely made their impact as the future leaders in womens golf Michelle Wie (15), Morgan Pressel (17), Paula Creamer (18) and Brittany Lang (19) were among some of the teens competing on the course at Cherry Hills Village, CO for the coveted title of Women's US Open champion. All three finished in the top 25 Pressel tied for the #2 spot with Brittany Lang, Creamer 19th, and Wie finished tied for the 23rd spot.

The final round on Sunday began with the winner Birdie Kim trailing third-round leaders Morgan Pressel, Karen Stupples and Michelle Wie by one shot. Approaching the 18th hole, Pressel and Kim were tied for the lead. In an instant Kim holed out of a bunker to make golf history, and shatter the hopes of 17-year-old amateur Morgan Pressel.

The teens playing in this year's Women's Open all displayed persistence and commitment to golf that can be envied by most players young or old. These young women are making history in more than one way. They are bringing more attention than ever before to women's golf. They are set to break records as well as meet the challenge of competing with their male counterparts.

Can you guess what each of these young golf leaders have in common? Aside from their obvious dedication and passion for excellence, each of these players engages in regular exercise and fitness programs as a compliment to their game. Age, lack of education or a busy schedule are no longer good excuses for neglecting your physical conditioning for golf. Join the ranks of the future leaders in a new era of golf fitness training.


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