Gina Clark defeats Mika Liu in Jones/Doherty Amateur final
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Former San Diego
State golfer Gina Clark beat 15-year-old Mika Liu
of Beverly Hills in Saturday's Jones/Doherty
Women's Amateur final, 3-and-2.
The match sealed Liu's second loss in the
tournament's final in the last three years, as the
2014 Women's Western Amateur winner was
runner-up in 2013 to Kelsey MacDonald.
FRIDAY RECAP: Gina Clark to face
Mika Liu in all-California final
THURSDAY RECAP Mika Liu upsets
medalist at Jones/Doherty Women's
Liu's path to the final went through medalist and
No. 1 seed Samantha Smolen, a Lynn University
senior whom Liu knocked off in the quarterfinals.
Clark upended notable mid-amateur player Tara
Joy-Connelly of Massachusetts 2-up in the
The event was the third in a string of women's
amateur events held each January in Florida
known as the "Orange Blossom" circuit, with the
Invitational and Southern Atlantic
Amateur taking place over the previous two
Full results and the final match play bracket can
be found at the link provided below.