Betsy King qualifies for US Women’s Open

Hall of Famer Betsy King has qualified for U.S. Women’s Open,

finishing second in a 36-hole sectional qualifier at Alta Mesa Golf


The 55-year-old King, the 1989 and 1990 champion, had rounds of

73 and 71 on Thursday to finish a stroke behind amateur Kyung Kim

(71-72). Amateur Margarita Ramos took the third and final spot in a


The U.S. Women’s Open is July 7-10 at The Broadmoor in Colorado

Springs, Colo.

King won the last of her 34 LPGA Tour titles in 2001.