Yuka Saso is within the discipline for this week’s U.S. Women’s Open due to her place inside the highest 75 within the Rolex Rankings. She presently fortieth. She’s additionally from the Philippines, 19 years outdated and a two-time winner on the Japan LPGA Tour.
And she’s main by one shot by way of two rounds at The Olympic Club.
Saso’s efficiency – 69-67 – has raised eyebrows, nevertheless it was a side-by-side comparability of her swing to that of Rory McIlroy‘s that blew individuals’s thoughts.
Saso mentioned she watched YouTube movies to review Rory’s swing, and nonetheless does. When requested Friday what she likes concerning the McIlroy technique, she replied, “Everything. I like everything, yeah.”
This is Saso’s third U.S. Women’s Open look. She missed the minimize in 2019 and tied for thirteenth in December at Champions Golf Club.