Lexington High grad Lauren Stephenson earns spot in US Women's Open
Lauren Stephenson is headed to the US Women's Open.
The former Lexington High School state champion and University of Alabama All-American earned a berth at the KPMG Women's PGA championship on Sunday. Stephenson shot a final round score of 68 to finish tied for 9th place at even par.
In winning a spot at the golf major set for Dec. 10-13 at Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas, Stephenson birdied her last 3 holes to earn the exemption.