Lewis owned the back nine with birdies on 11, 15, 16 and 18 as she moved to 12-under. She went into the clubhouse with a one-stroke lead and had to wait for a pair of players to finish behind her, either of whom could have forced a playoff.
“It’s so hard to play here,” Lewis said. “It is so much harder than people think. I can tell you I was more nervous here than I was at the U.S. Open last week and that’s how much this place means to me. The fans today, it was unreal. I’ve never heard fans that loud and it was really special to win here.”
Current Razorback Gabriela Lopez finished her second round this morning after weather chased players from the course on Saturday. Lopez fired rounds of 70-72-71=213 and tied for 57th overall.
Former Razorback and current professional player Emily Tubert missed the cut shooting 74-78=152 for the first two rounds.