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Shanshan Feng holds lead after second round at U.S. Women’s Open

Shanshan Feng held a two-shot lead after Friday’s second round at the U.S. Women’s Open.

On Friday, Feng shot a 2-under 70 and had a 36-hole total of 8-under 136 on the 6,732-yard course.

Amy Yang stood in second place but, after shooting a 71, her deficit grew to two shots. She is seeking her fifth top-five finish in the U.S. Women’s Open in the past five years. Jeongeun Lee was tied for second after posting a second straight 69.

Hye-Jin Choice was also at 6-under after a second straight 69. She was tied with Feng at 8 under after 15 holes but bogeyed two of her next three holes to fall back.

Seon Woo Bae was alone in fifth place at 5 under after a 69.

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U.S. President Donald Trump attended the event on Friday as well, becoming the first sitting president to attend the event. He pulled into his Trump National Golf Club around 3:40 p.m. local time, visited his president’s box next to the 14th green and waved at the fans, giving them thumbs-up and pumping his fist.

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