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U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying Results


U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying Results
from Raintree Country Club in Charlotte, NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 19, 2017) -- Final results from U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying at Raintree Country Club's North Course in Charlotte, N.C. on June 19, 2017 (6162 yards, par 36-36--72, Course/Slope rating: 76.7/136).

Lucy Li of Redwood Shores, California earned medalist honors after posting a stellar round of four-under-par 68. Yu-Sang Hou of Taipei carded a two-under-par 70 to take the second qualifying spot and Karla Elena Vazquez Setzer of Villahermosa finished with one-under-par 71 for the third qualifying spot. North Carolinians Jennifer Chang and Amanda Sambach each carded rounds of even-par 72 and faced a playoff for the final qualifying spot. On the second time playing the Par-3 ninth hole, Chang stuck her tee shot to 3 feet and sunk the birdie putt to advance to the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.

Amanda Sambach of Davison, N.C. is the first alternate. Hailey Joy of Reidsville, N.C. is the second alternate.

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

Qualifying is conducted over 18 holes at 39 locations around the United States. The championship proper will be held at Boone Vallye Golf Club in August, M.O. on July 24-29, 2017.

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


U.S. Girls' Junior Qualifying

Raintree Country Club (North), Charlotte, NC

Competitor   Score
Lucy Li, Redwood Shores, Calif. Medalist   34-34--68  (-4)
Yu-Sang Hou, Taipei     34-36--70  (-2)
Karla Elena Vazquez Setzer, Villahermosa     35-36--71  (-1)
Jennifer Chang, Cary, N.C.     37-35--72  (Even)
Amanda Sambach, Davidson, N.C. 1st Alternate   34-38--72  (Even)
Hailey Joy, Reidsville , N.C. 2nd Alternate   36-38--74  (+2)
Gina Kim, Chapel Hill, N.C.     37-37--74  (+2)
Hannah Levi, D'lberville, Miss.     38-36--74  (+2)
Yu-Chiang Hou, Taipei     37-37--74  (+2)
Sasha Hayes, Winston Salem, N.C.     38-38--76  (+4)
Michelle Harn, Charlotte, N.C.     38-39--77  (+5)
Holly McCann, Raleigh, N.C.     40-38--78  (+6)
Emily Hawkins, Lexington, N.C.     36-42--78  (+6)
Ryann Sinclair, Mooresville, N.C.     43-35--78  (+6)
Hannah Rose Bruxvoort, Chapel Hill, N.C.     38-40--78  (+6)
Mallory Fobes, East Bend, N.C.     39-39--78  (+6)
Rachel Tamaro, Albemarle, N.C.     37-41--78  (+6)
Julianne Strauch, Advance , N.C.     39-39--78  (+6)
Kayla Kozak, Bluffton, S.C.     38-40--78  (+6)
Kendall Turner, Chesapeake, Va.     38-40--78  (+6)
Nina Kouchi, Charlotte, N.C.     37-41--78  (+6)
Anna McDonald, Hickory, N.C.     38-41--79  (+7)
Riley Hamilton, Reidsville, N.C.     41-38--79  (+7)
Keri Kenkel, Charlotte, N.C.     40-39--79  (+7)
Mackenzie Battle, Aberdeen, N.C.     39-41--80  (+8)
Alexis Jarrell, Davidson, N.C.     40-40--80  (+8)
Natalie Petersen, Holly Springs, N.C.     43-37--80  (+8)
Ahra Ko, Waxhaw, N.C.     40-40--80  (+8)
Muskan Uppal, Cornelius, N.C.     43-38--81  (+9)
Moon Cheong, Charlotte, N.C.     41-40--81  (+9)
Mary Kate Hiller, Vero Beach, Fla.     41-40--81  (+9)
Sarah Funderburg, Wilmington, N.C.     39-43--82  (+10)
Casey Burroughs, Wake Forest, N.C.     39-43--82  (+10)
Greer Valaquenta, Bradenton, Fla.     40-42--82  (+10)
Caroline Cahill, Wilmington, N.C.     43-40--83  (+11)
Kathryn Carson, Mooresville, N.C.     42-41--83  (+11)
Hailey Freedman, Chapel Hill, N.C.     44-39--83  (+11)
Kayla Smith, Burlington, N.C.     45-38--83  (+11)
Rachael Mast, Lexington, N.C.     44-40--84  (+12)
Mogie Adamchik, Raleigh, N.C.     40-45--85  (+13)
Maria Atwood, Holly Springs, N.C.     43-43--86  (+14)
Ashlee Richardson, Simpsonville, S.C.     48-38--86  (+14)
Shalie Williams, Camden, N.C.     44-44--88  (+16)
Paris Fieldings, Suffolk, Va.     43-45--88  (+16)
Kelley Topiwala, Matthews, N.C.     46-45--91  (+19)
Hailey Pendleton, Waxhaw, N.C.     WD-WD--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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