HOLMDEL, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey teen continues to impress at the U.S. Women’s Open.
Seventeen-year-old Holmdel native Megha Ganne was tied for the lead at 4-under after the first round Thursday.READ MORE: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Set To Expire Thursday
She’s the first amateur in 15 years to share the lead after any round.READ MORE: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
Now, the high school junior is a stroke back after Friday’s even par second round.MORE NEWS: Stamford Police Searching For Driver In Hit-Run That Left Victim Critically Injured
She even got a shout-out from Gov. Phil Murphy, who tweeted Friday, “Megha — all of New Jersey is behind you as you continue to dominate the leaderboard!”