Women's Western Amateur: Mika Liu safely into round of 16
By Jack Persons
LANCASTER, Penn. (June 24, 2014) -- Stroke play medalist and top seeded Mika Liu earned a 1-up victory on Thursday at the Women's Western Amateur to reach the round of 16.
Liu, a 15-year old, defeated Taylor Yoshitake of Cal Poly 1-up at Lancaster Country Club.
Second-seeded Allison Cooper fell in the round of 32 to Heather Ciskowski, 5 & 4.
The round of 16 begins tomorrow, with Liu facing off against Sirene Blair of Utah. Thursday's results can be viewed below.
ABOUT THE Women's Western Amateur
Field: Limited to the low 144 players. Foreign
entries are welcome.
Format: Match Play. Tournament played at
scratch. 36-hole stroke-play qualifying round.
Low 64 qualifiers shall constitute the
Championship flight with the final round being
36 holes. All other players will qualify into
flights of 16 with the final round being 18
holes. No consolation.
Entry Requirements: Entries are open to
amateur golfers who (1) were females at
(2) have an 18-hole USGA Handicap Index of
10.4 or less, (3) are members of a golf club
golf organization/association that is a current
member of the WWGA.
Caddies: All players shall walk. A player may
provide her own caddie, carry her bag or
employ a club caddie, if available. A player
caddie for another player.
Awards: W. A. Alexander Cup – Champion;
‘Babe’ Didrikson Zaharias Memorial Trophy –
Margaret Lenz Trophy – Medalist; Augustus
Maschmeyer Cup – four players from the
state; Derby Cup – two players from the same
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