By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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She’s the first amateur in 15 years to share the lead after any round.

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Now, the high school junior is a stroke back after Friday’s even par second round.

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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!”

CBSNewYork Team