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: NYPD: Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death, E-Bike Stolen Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park
She’s the first amateur in 15 years to share the lead after any round.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Foundation Holds Fundraiser On Long Island
Now, the high school junior is a stroke back after Friday’s even par second round.MORE NEWS: Police: Suspect In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Taken Into Custody After Shootout In Brooklyn
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!”