OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) Australia's Min Woo Lee waited out a 47-minute weather delay to hole the winning 3 1/2-foot birdie putt Saturday in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship.
The 17-year-old Lee beat 16-year-old Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at The Honors Course. Lee became the first Australian winner and combined with older sister Minjee to become the first brother-sister tandem to win USGA junior championships. Minjee Lee won the 2012 U.S. Girls' Junior.
On the par-5 35th hole, Goodwin found the green with his second, while Lee's approach came up just short in a grass bunker. Goodwin's long downhill eagle try rolled 9 feet by the hole. Lee followed with a flop shot that stopped 3 1/2 feet from the hole. Goodwin pulled his par putt and, as Lee was lining up the potential winning putt, the USGA blew the horn because of inclement weather.
After the delay, Lee converted the birdie putt.