July 8, 2012; Kohler, WI, USA; A happy USGA U.S. Womens Open winner Na Yeon Choi holds her trophy during ceremonies at Blackwolf Run. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN to Air First Two Rounds of US Women's Open

Now that we have the men’s US Open completed, it’s time to turn our attention to the Ladies. ESPN, with their various platforms will provide fan coverage for the first two rounds of the US Women’s Open which will be played on Long Island in the New York area next week. You can watch the live broadcast on ESPN2, and the Watch ESPN app.

Na Yeon Choi will defend her 2012 US Women’s Open title when action gets underway next Thursday evening from the Sebonack Golf Club in Southhampton, New York. ESPN Coverage will air from 3-7PM on both days. The seven year-old golf course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Doak, and will mark the first time in 68 years this event has been held on Long Island.

Sean McDonough will anchor ESPN’s coverage, joined for analysis by World Golf Hall of Famer Judy Rankin and two-time women’s major winner Dottie Pepper. ESPN’s U.S. Women’s Open team for the Thursday and Friday telecasts also will include two-time U.S. Open champion Andy North, who will report from the course.

If you haven’t had a chance this year to check out the action on the LPGA Tour, this is the time to do so. There has been fierce competition all year for positions on the Rolex Rankings, and to add to the melee, this is a Solheim Cup year, and everyone is jostling for positions on the rosters for all countries.

Inbee Park won the first LPGA major this year at The Kraft Nabisco Championship earlier. With the victory, she was able to knock American, Stacy Lewis out of the top position. Lewis is ranked second, Suzann Pettersen, Na Yeon Choi, and So Yeon Ryu round out the top five.

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