Champion Choi – Na Yeon Choi celebrates after clinching her first major victory at the 2012 U.S. Women's Open.
Champagne celebrations – The South Korean was sprayed with champagne after her four-stroke win at Blackwolf Run.
History repeats – She was congratulated by compatriot Se Ri Pak, left, who inspired a new generation of Korean golfers when she won the same tournament at the same venue in 1998.
Ko as good as the pros – Korea-born New Zealander Lydia Ko was the leading amateur as she tied for 39th, at the age of 15.
Leading American – Paula Creamer, the 2010 champion, was the highest-placed American as she tied for seventh.
Thompson's target – U.S. 17-year-old Lexi Thompson failed in her bid to become the youngest winner of a major golf tournament as she faded from third equal after 54 holes to a tie for 14th. She would have been 10 days younger than Young Tom Morris when he won the British Open in 1868.
Wie wilts – Hawaii-born Michelle Wie, whose parents emigrated from South Korea, is still waiting for her first major win after a final-round 80 left her tied for 35th.
Tseng slumps – World No. 1 Yani Tseng of Taiwan finished tied for 50th after successive rounds of 78 in the only one of the four major tournaments she has yet to win.