Paula Creamer and Sakura Yokomine of Japan are tied for the US Women's Open lead at even par, following completion today of the suspended second round. The field will be cut to 68 players, with threesomes and both the first and 10th tees being used for the third round. Creamer and Yokomine will be joined by Cristie Kerr in the final group, which is expected to begin their third round between 4:30-5 p.m.
Creamer and Yokomine, along with 95 others, resumed their second rounds at 7:30 a.m. Creamer was on the third hole when play started back up, and Yokomine was on No. 13 (she started on No. 10). Creamer played her 15 holes today in 2 under par, shooting a 70 to lead the US Women's Open for the first time in her career. Yokomine also played her remaining holes today in 2 under, to finish off a second straight 71. The 24-year-old from Tokyo is making her third start in the US Women's Open.
Brittany Lang is tied for third with Kerr at 1 over. Christina Kim, Suzann Pettersen, and Sophie Gustafson are tied for fifth, another shot back at 2 over.
Six amateurs made the cut, while big names such as Michelle Wie and Juli Inkster were among those who missed.