AJGA Players Qualify for U.S. Women's Amateur
 

AJGA Players Qualify for U.S. Women's Amateur

Forty-four of the top female junior golfers teed up in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship Monday with 20 players reaching match play.


Alexis Thompson

Victoria Tanco of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Lindy Duncan of Davie, Fla., both lead the way for the AJGA juniors reaching match play. Both finished tied for sixth with a match play qualifying score of 143. Match play will begin Wednesday morning at 9:30 PT.

Other juniors who advanced to match play include Dottie Ardina of Bradenton, Fla., Sydney Burlison of Salinas, Calif., Pearl Jin of Bradenton, Fla., Jennifer Johnson of La Quinta, Calif., Ayaka Kaneko of Honolulu, Nikki Koller of Lewisburg, Ky., Stephanie Kono of Honolulu, Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif., Erynne Lee of Silverdale, Wash., Tiffany Lua of Rowland Heights, Calif., Lisa McCloskey of Montgomery, Texas, Michelle Shin of Cape Coral, Fla., Christine Song of Fullerton, Calif., Allie White of Lancaster, Ohio, Kristina Wong of Bradenton, Fla., and Julie Yang of Phoenix.


Sydney Burlison

U.S. Girls’ Junior champion Alexis Thompson of Coral Springs, Fla., also advanced to match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. Kristen Park of Buena Park, Calif., who was the 2007 U.S. Girls’ Junior champion, also advanced to match play.

Those who qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, but did not advance to match play include Ashley Albrecht of Murrieta Valley, Calif., Maria Castellanos of Stuart, Fla., Karen Chung of Livingston, N.J., Chelsey Cothran of Springdale, Ark., Kaitlin Drolson of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Austin Ernst of Seneca, S.C., Victoria Fallgren of Lakewood, Calif., Anna Keith of Moultrie, Ga., Casey Ann Kennedy of Venice, Fla., Marika Lendl of Bradenton, Fla., Amelia Lewis of Jacksonville, Fla., Ashley McKenney of Scottsdale, Ariz., Haley Millsap of Pace, Fla., Megan Pak of Bradenton, Fla., Annie Park of Levittown, N.Y., Jane Rah of Torrance, Calif., Milena Savich of Carmel, Ind., Jenny Shin of Torrance, Calif., Lindsey Solberg of Verona, Wis., Tessa The of Los Altos, Calif., Gabriella Then of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Stephanie Wagstaff of Asheville, N.C., and Haley Wilson of Ft. Mitchell, Ala.

Kimberly Kim of Pahoa, Hawaii, who became the youngest U.S. Women’s Amateur champion in 2006 at 14 years old, also qualified for this year’s event, however, missed qualifying for match play by one shot.

 

 
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Boys
Total
1
Will Chandler
204
2
Joshua Martin
205
3
Kyle Sterbinsky
206
Girls
Total
1
Kelly Whaley
211
2
Emilia Migliaccio
216
3
Latanna Stone
217
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Boys
Total
1
*Blaine Hale Jr.
210
2
Brandon Smith
210
3
Triston Fisher
211
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Total
1
Katharine Patrick
214
T
2
Julia Johnson
219
T
2
Hanna Alberto
219
T
2
Courtney Bryant
219
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Boys
Total
1
Winston Margaritis
207
T
2
Pierce Aichinger
212
T
2
Walker Kesterson
212
Girls
Total
1
Madeline Chou
216
T
2
Youngin Chun
218
T
2
Athena Yang
218
the Memorial Junior
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
209
2
Glenn Piot
212
T
3
Cameron Michalak
217
T
3
Elliott Grayson
217
T
3
Jeg Coughlin III
217
Girls
Total
1
Lexie Toth
219
2
Sybil Robinson
223
T
3
Lois Kaye Go
224
T
3
Molly Skapik
224
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Total
1
Andrew Spiegler
207
2
Hoke Carlton
209
3
Zach Norris
215
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Total
1
Brooke Graebe
214
2
Julia Calbi
217
3
Jiayu Kong
225
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Boys
Total
1
Issei Tanabe
206
T
2
Davis Holman
209
T
2
Justin Kim
209
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Total
1
Kornkamol Sukaree
209
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Haley Moore
213
T
3
Kelly Lee
216
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3
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