Danielson Improves During Second Round, Still Misses Cut at U.S. Women's Open


July 15 2017
Left to right, Belen Mozo and Casey Danielson after the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mozo and Danielson earned the 2 available spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Belen Mozo hitting out of a bunker to the 7th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mozo earned Medalist honors with a 2 round total of 141, 3 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Belen Mozo putting for birdie on the 13th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mozo earned Medalist honors with a 2 round total of 141, 3 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Belen Mozo on the 14th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mozo earned Medalist honors with a 2 round total of 141, 3 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Belen Mozo on the 9th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mozo earned Medalist honors with a 2 round total of 141, 3 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Belen Mozo hitting out of a bunker to the 13th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mozo earned Medalist honors with a 2 round total of 141, 3 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Casey Danielson hitting from the 9th fairway during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Danielson finished in 2nd place with a 2 round total of 142, 2 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Casey Danielson on the 12th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Danielson finished in 2nd place with a 2 round total of 142, 2 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Casey Danielson putting for birdie on the 11th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Danielson finished in 2nd place with a 2 round total of 142, 2 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Casey Danielson on the 9th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Danielson finished in 2nd place with a 2 round total of 142, 2 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Casey Danielson pitching to the 13th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Danielson finished in 2nd place with a 2 round total of 142, 2 under par, gaining 1 of 2 spots to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Jessica Porvasnik on the 1st tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Porvasnik finished in 3rd place with a 2 round total of 146, 2 over par, finishing as low amateur as well as gaining the 1st alternate spot to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Jessica Porvasnik after the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Porvasnik finished in 3rd place with a 2 round total of 146, 2 over par, finishing as low amateur as well as gaining the 1st alternate spot to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Briana Mao on the 1st tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mao tied for 4th place with a 2 round total of 147, 5 over par, gaining the 2nd alternate spot to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Briana Mao putting for birdie on the 7th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mao tied for 4th place with a 2 round total of 147, 3 over par, gaining the 2nd alternate spot to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Briana Mao on the 8th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Mao tied for 4th place with a 2 round total of 147, 3 over par, gaining the 2nd alternate spot to the US Women's Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey July 13-16. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Sarah Burnham making a par putt on the 7th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Burham tied for 4th place with a 2 round total of 147, 3 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Sarah Burnham on the 7th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Burham tied for 4th place with a 2 round total of 147, 3 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Sarah Burnham on the 6th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Burham tied for 4th place with a 2 round total of 147, 3 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Simin Feng on the 9th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Feng finished in 6th place with a 2 round total of 148, 4 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Simin Feng on the 14th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Feng finished in 6th place with a 2 round total of 148, 4 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Jenna Peters on the 1st tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Peters tied for 7th place with a 2 round total of 149, 5 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Jenna Peters chipping to the 7th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Peters tied for 7th place with a 2 round total of 149, 5 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Maria Vesga on the 8th tee during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Vesga tied for 7th place with a 2 round total of 149, 5 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Maria Vesga pitching to the 9th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Vesga tied for 7th place with a 2 round total of 149, 5 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
Maria Vesga hitting out of a bunker to the 7th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Vesga tied for 7th place with a 2 round total of 149, 5 over par. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA
10 year old Avery Zweig of McKinney, Texas putting for birdie on the 7th green during the US Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Legends Club on Wednesday, May 31st. Photo by Mark Brettingen/Courtesy MGA

  BEDMINSTER, N.J. – Improving from her opening round, Casey Danielson posted a 1-over par during Friday’s second round at the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open, but still missed the cut to play the weekend by three shots at Trump National Golf Club.

The Osceola, Wis., native opened the championship by shooting 4-over par 76 Thursday, but got off to a good start Friday by carding two birdies over her first two holes before taking bogey at the fourth.

Danielson drew even for the day with a bogey at the eighth, but turned at 3-over for the championship after a birdie to close out the front nine.

A recent Stanford University graduate, Danielson birdied the par-4 12th to get to 2-under for the day, but finished her round with a 73 following three bogeys over the final six holes to miss the cut at 149.

China’s Shanshan Feng carries the 36-hole lead to Saturday’s third round after posting scores of 66 and 70, respectively.


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