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U.S. Women's Open Qualifying Results

 

2021 U.S. Women's Open Qualifying
from Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club, Southern Pines, NC

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (May 5, 2021) -- Final results from 2021 U.S. Women's Open Qualifying at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (6334 yards, par 36-36--72, Course/Slope rating: 75.8/130).

Lauren Stephenson of Lexington, S.C. blew away the field at the U.S. Women's Open Qualifier hosted by Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club. Stephenson finished with an impressive 7-under-par total of 137 in the 36-hole qualifier to claim medalist honors by five strokes. Stephenson started off strong with three birdies and no bogeys in her first nine holes, which propelled her to an opening round of 3-under-par 69.  After a short rest between rounds, Stephenson again got off to a hot start in round two with four birdies in her first nine holes and finished strong with not a single bogey in round two. Stephenson is a Lexington, S.C. native and turned professional in 2019 after playing college golf at the University of Alabama. Stephenson competes on the LPGA Tour and played in the 2016 and 2017 U.S. Women's Open Championship as an amateur.

After storms struck Southern Pines, N.C. in the evening, round two was suspended with seven groups left to finish three holes or less. After the resumption of play Wednesday morning, Haylee Harford of Leavittsburg, O.H. posted a two-under-par 142 total to join Gina Kim of Durham, N.C., Natalie Srinivasan of Spartanburg, S.C. and Jaravee Boonchant of Thailand in a tie for the remaining qualifying spots. On the second playoff hole, all four players hit their approaches within 12 feet of the hole. Harford and Kim sunk their birdie putts to claim the remaining two qualifying spots. Harford is currently a professional competing on the Symetra Tour and this will be her first U.S. Women's Open appearance. Kim plays college golf at Duke University and recently won the individual title at the ACC Women's Championship. Kim also finished with low amateur honors and tied for 12th overall in the 2019 U.S. Women's Open Championship.

Gina Kim and Jaravee Boonchant claimed low amateur honors at the qualifier. After a grueling 8-hole playoff, Natalie Srinivasan secured the first alternate position and Jaravee Boonchant claimed the second alternate position.

Three qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site.

The championship proper will be held at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, C.A. on June 3-6, 2021.

This qualifier was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.

 

Results

Player   To Par R1 R2 Total Details
Lauren Stephenson (p) Lexington, SC, United States -7 69 68 137 Medalist
Gina Kim (a) Durham, NC, United States -2 71 71 142 Low Amateur
Haylee Harford (p) Leavittsburg, OH, United States -2 71 71 142  
The following players did not make the cut
Jaravee Boonchant (a) Thailand -2 72 70 142 2nd Alternate / Low Amateur
Natalie Srinivasan (p) Spartanburg, SC, United States -2 73 69 142 1st Alternate
Mimi Rhodes (a) England -1 73 70 143  
Gemma Dryburgh (p) Scotland -1 73 70 143  
Blair Stockett (a) jackson, MS, United States -1 73 70 143  
Jennifer Chang (p) Cary, NC, United States -1 71 72 143  
Fatima Fernandez Cano (p) Spain E 71 73 144  
Katherine Hamski (p) Chapel Hill, NC, United States +1 73 72 145  
Siyun Liu (a) People's Republic of China +1 69 76 145  
Lauren Walsh (a) Republic of Ireland +1 73 72 145  
Bethany Wu (p) Diamond Bar, CA, United States +2 74 72 146  
Nicole Adam (a) Pinehurst, NC, United States +2 74 72 146  
Brittany Marchand (p) Canada +2 77 69 146  
Erica Shepherd (a) Greenwood, IN, United States +3 73 74 147  
Ana Belac (p) Slovenia +3 72 75 147  
Roberta Liti (p) Italy +4 79 69 148  
Vicky Hurst (p) Melbourne, FL, United States +6 76 74 150  
Elizabeth Choi (p) Syosset, NY, United States +6 74 76 150  
Ji Eun Baik (p) Cumming, GA, United States +6 76 74 150  
Therese Warner (a) Kennewick, WA, United States +7 78 73 151  
Emily Hawkins (a) Lexington, NC, United States +7 76 75 151  
Elizabeth Rudisill (a) Charlotte, NC, United States +8 78 74 152  
Phoebe Brinker (a) Wilmington, DE, United States +8 78 74 152  
Sydney Yermish (a) Wynnewood, PA, United States +8 74 78 152  
Krystal Quihuis (p) Tucson, AZ, United States +8 77 75 152  
Rory Weinfurther (a) Fayetteville, GA, United States +9 74 79 153  
Kayla Smith (a) Burlington, NC, United States +10 79 75 154  
Meghan Mitchell (p) Youngsville, NC, United States +10 76 78 154  
Sasha Hayes (a) Winston Salem, NC, United States +12 77 79 156  
Riley Hamilton (a) Reidsville, NC, United States +12 78 78 156  
Catie Craig (a) Sautee Nacoochee, GA, United States +12 79 77 156  
Callista Rice (a) Asheville, NC, United States +12 80 76 156  
Susan Glasby (a) Australia +13 78 79 157  
Tomi Arejola (a) Philippines +14 78 80 158  
Emma Schimpf (a) Charleston, SC, United States +15 82 77 159  
Karlee Vardas (a) Lexington, SC, United States +16 79 81 160  
Abby Pearson (p) Kalamazoo, MI, United States +16 85 75 160  
Ellen Yu (a) Greensboro, NC, United States +16 80 80 160  
Kara Carter (a) kingsport, TN, United States +17 82 79 161  
Alexsandra Lapple (a) Pinehurst, NC, United States +17 80 81 161  
Kayla Thompson (p) Whiteville, NC, United States +18 84 78 162  
Deborah Spair (a) Raleigh, NC, United States +20 80 84 164  
Brooke Hutto (a) Aiken, SC, United States +22 85 81 166  
Tiffany Robbins (p) Fort Mill, SC, United States +23 86 81 167  
Pimnipa Panthong (a) Thailand +25 89 80 169  
Caroline Crumrine (a) Wilmington, NC, United States +27 82 89 171  
Grayson Warren (a) Washington, NC, United States +27 84 87 171  
Michaela Cox (a) Greensboro, NC, United States +32 92 84 176  
Faith Francioso (a) Wantagh, NY, United States +39 93 90 183  
Maria Cassas (a) Apex, NC, United States +42 93 93 186  
Stephanie Na (p) Australia   74 WD WD  
Karolina Vlckova (p) Czech Republic   74 WD WD  
Carley Cox (p) China Grove, NC, United States   74 WD WD  
Ragnhildur Kristinsdottir (a) Iceland   75 WD WD  
Ella Stalvey (a) Blythewood, SC, United States   75 WD WD  
Jodee Tindal (a) Rock Hill, SC, United States   75 WD WD  
Malene Kroelboell Hansen (p) Denmark   75 WD WD  
Sarah-Eve Rheaume (a) Canada   77 WD WD  
Leslie Cloots (p) Belgium   77 WD WD  
Delaney McCoy (a) Virginia Beach, VA, United States   78 WD WD  
Alice Hewson (p) England   79 WD WD  
Maya Beasley (a) Pinehurst, NC, United States   80 WD WD  
Maia Schechter (p) Takoma Park, MD, United States   81 WD WD  
Meghan Holbrooks (p) Salemburg, NC, United States   82 WD WD  
Carrie Catherine Ganim (a) Greensboro, NC, United States   82 WD WD  
Charlotte Alran (a) Switzerland   83 WD WD  
Melissa Yeazell (p) Cincinnati, OH, United States   84 WD WD  
Karla Elena Vazquez Setzer (a) Mexico   84 WD WD  
Kennedy Ramsey (p) Huntersville, NC, United States   88 WD WD  

 

About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

The CGA annually conducts 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.    

For more information about the CGA, visit our website.

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