Women's Western Am: Liu keeps rolling
By Jack Persons
LANCASTER, Penn. (June 27, 2014) -- Medalist Mika Liu won both her quarterfinal and semifinal matches on Friday at the Western Women’s Amateur at Lancaster Country Club.
Liu, a 15-year-old from California, defeated Sirene Blair of Utah 3&2 in the quarterfinals and then took out Josee Doyon of Canada 3&2 to secure her spot in the finals.
Liu will face Cammie Gray in the finals on Saturday, who won 3&2 in the quarterfinals against Emmy Martin, and defeated Delaney Howson of Canada 1-up in the afternoon semifinals.
The 36-hole final will be contested on Saturday, starting at 7:30 am. 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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