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A bittersweet end to the season for Azahara Muñoz at the US Open

Azahara Muñoz takes a shot on hole three.
Azahara Muñoz takes a shot on hole three. / AFP
  • The golfer from San Pedro managed to finish the competition in 54th place despite getting off to a strong start

Malaga's Azahara Muñoz brought her season to a close on Monday with the conclusion of a bittersweet tournament in the US Open in Houston (Texas). It was a competition heavily disrupted by the rain and Muñoz's form deteriorated with the weather.

The first day went well for the golfer from San Pedro. She finished the day as the leading Spaniard, tied in 24th position with a scorecard of 71.

Things improved further on day two, with Muñoz completing the course with a shot fewer to finish in 16th place on -1 and become the only Spaniard to make the cut.

Things took a turn for the worse on the third day, however, especially on the second part of the round. A double bogey on the 14th hole and seven more bogeys during the day (78 strokes in total) left her with too much ground to make up (40th place, six over par).

Muñoz repeated her misfortune on the rain-disrupted final round to finish the tournament in 54th place, with a +13 (71+70+78+78).