America's Michelle Wie shot a closing round of 70 to win the US Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in North Carolina by two shots ahead of world number 1 Stacy Lewis.


Michelle Wie proudly holds the trophy after her victory during the final round of the US Women’s Open at Pinehurst. Photography: David Cannon/Getty Images

Michelle WieMichelle Wie plays her tee shot on the 13th hole during the final round where she ended the round with a score of 70. Photography: David Cannon/Getty Images

Michelle WieMichelle Wie putts the ball on the 13th hole, Wie clinched the victory two shots ahead of favourite Stacy Lewis. Photography: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Michelle WieMichelle Wie waits to play her second shot at the 14th hole with her caddie Duncan French. Photography: David Cannon/Getty Images

Michelle WieWie lines up a putt on the 15th green. The 17th saw Wie putt an impressive 22 feet to claim a birdie and eventually the title. Photography: David Cannon/Getty Images

Michelle WieWie tees off at the 16th where she made a double bogey bringing her lead to merely one shot. Photography:  Streeter Lecka

Michelle WieWie is sprayed by champagne after her victory, which saw her shoot a total of 278. Photography: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images