Amateur Choi, 17, tied for second behind Feng at US Open

Shanshan Feng
US Women’s Open, first round
-8 S Feng (Chn); -6 J Lee (Kor), H Choi (Kor), A Yang (Kor); -5 S Bae (Kor)
Selected others:-3 L Ko (NZ); -2 C Kerr (US), Hull (Eng); -1 C Matthew (Sco); E G Hall (Eng), A Nordqvist (Swe)

Teenage Korean amateur Choi Hye-Jin carded a second-round three-under-par 69 to sit in a tie for second at the US Women’s Open, two behind leader Shanshan Feng.

Feng shot a two-under-par 70 to lead the field on eight-under-par at Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey.

Choi, 17, scored the joint lowest round of the day to finish six-under-par at the halfway stage.