US Women's Open: Michelle Wie withdraws with neck pain

Golfers work on the 16th green during a practice round Wednesday at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster N.J. The U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship starts there today

“The US Open is our national championship. It is one of my favorite weeks of the year,” said the 27-year-old who won

The event was expected to draw protesters critical of the U.S. Golf Association, which operates the tournament, for not moving it to a different venue after audio surfaced last year in which Trump made derogatory comments about women. "It's going to draw attention to women's golf that may have never been in our favor before".

So who is going to win the biggest event in women's golf at Trump National Golf Club?

"A little plane ventured into air space they weren't supposed to be in, " she said.

"Donald Trump has a long and well documented history of sexual assault and sexual harassment".

Anne Burke, of Middlesex County, New Jersey, wearing a Trump T-shirt, and protester Domaine Leveille, of Bedminster, sporting a Hillary Clinton-themed "She Resisted" shirt, chatted for a while before shaking hands. Organizers had to remind the crowd to keep quiet as the tournament proceeded.

Mirim Lee had six birdies in the last 11 holes to get into contention.

Choi closed with a 71 to finish as the low amateur for the second straight year. At one point he offered a fist pump.

"They told us to be ready for heightened security".

PGA: Patrick Rodgers shot 3-under 68 to maintain a two-stroke lead in the John Deere Classic at Silvis, Ill.

Shanshan Feng maintained the lead halfway through the second round of a U.S. Women's Open that got its first visit from a sitting president.

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It also was suggested that if the president attended the event it would take the spotlight from the players.

I met Robles and Wladkowski outside a glass-enclosed tented viewing area near the 15th hole of the course, where the president was watching the tournament with his son Eric and about five other men.

On Tuesday, a panel of USGA directors was asked at a press conference about the organization's stance on sexual assault.

"I think that was one of my keys, why I actually played well today because I left myself birdie chances for most of the holes", she said. "But we're dealing with it".

She had a bounce in her step as she ascended the stairs to Trump's box. He makes his way there via a golf cart, and when he's not stationed there, security is continuously sweeping the room in preparation of his arrival.

You just can't expect peace and quiet when President Donald Trump comes to town.

Pavin was the clubhouse leader after shooting a 68.

She'll have the galleries on her side. The liberal sports media have been quizzing players on their position over the tournament being played on one of President Trump's courses.

"I like where I am positioned right now", Yang said.

"I don't think they will get any advantage from saying whether they agree or disagree, and I mean I don't really think that really has much to say with me because I think it is really up to him whether he wants to come or not", Park said. No one seems to know if he'll hand the trophy to the winner - he did not, in two days, leave his skybox to go onto the course - but it's hard to image he won't be involved if his old pal is the one celebrating on the 18th green.

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