The 2023 U.S. Women’s Open will mark a particular event for LPGA professional Amy Olson as she is going to compete within the main whereas seven months pregnant.
Olson earned her bid to the most important event after capturing 6-under through the USGA’s qualifier at Somerset Country Club in Minnesota. She turned simply one in every of two golfers to earn their spot on the U.S. Open from this qualifier and did so whereas six months pregnant.
After nabbing her spot within the subject, Olson informed Minnesota Golf Association that the U.S. Women’s Open’s happening at Pebble Beach Golf Links for the primary time was “big motivation” for her to compete properly final weekend.
“I’m going to be seven months pregnant at [Pebble Beach],” Olson mentioned. “I needed a shot at it as a result of it’s Pebble. That was the large motivation and it’ll be my final event earlier than the child comes, so it’s a great way to exit.
Olson solely made one lower out of final season’s 5 majors, and it occurred to be on the U.S. Open. She beforehand tied for second on the 2020 U.S. Open.
The first spherical of this 12 months’s U.S. Open begins on Thursday, July 6 and runs by means of Sunday, July 9.