/U.S. Women's Open: Trump visits, China's Shanshan Feng leads

U.S. Women's Open: Trump visits, China's Shanshan Feng leads


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Published 10:04 a.m. ET July 14, 2017 | Updated 12:47 a.m. ET July 15, 2017

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng increased her lead in the U.S. Women’s Open and lost the spotlight.

It happens when the president of the United States shows up.

Returning from a short trip to France, President Donald Trump pulled into his Trump National Golf Club on Friday in middle of the second round of the biggest tournament in women’s golf. A few hours later, he watched from an enclosed glass box next to the 14th green and stole the show.

While Trump waved at the fans, gave them the thumbs-up and pumped his fist, three of the top players — Lexi Thompson, Brooke Henderson and Stacy Lewis — were putting on the green.

As they worked, the more than 100 or so fans looked at the president.

Thompson noticed where the attention…

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