This article originally appeared on USGA.org on May 19, 2019.
By Scott Lipsky, USGA
Throughout her three-decade career, Helen Alfredsson has won wherever she’s played. A major champion. Seven wins on the LPGA Tour. Eleven victories on the Ladies European Tour. And now, she can finally add USGA champion to her list of accolades.
With a final-round 72, Alfredsson, 54, topped Trish Johnson and Juli Inkster by two strokes to capture the 2nd U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship on Sunday at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, with a 72-hole total of 1-over 285.
“Just to have something USGA, it feels very nice. Since...