Streamsong Resort, just outside Tampa in central Florida, will host the second annual U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Championship May 21-25, 2016. The inaugural event was won by junior players Riko Mitsunaga and Mika Liu at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort on the Oregon Coast. Thus far, 20 qualifying tournaments have taken place, and are complete for the 2015 calendar year. Eight remain in 2016 before a full field is compiled.
Below is a compilation of the completed results, as well as links to each individual qualifying site's full scoring.
November 14, 2015 | Country Club of Lexington | Lexington, S.C.
South Carolina residents Jensen Castle and Kathleen Sumner are the most recent entries into the second annual tournament, medalling by six in Lexington with a best-ball score of 70. Sumner is a high-school student from Charleston who will graduate in 2017 while Castle is even younger, scheduled to graduate in 2019. Full results from this site can be found here.
October 19, 2015 | Carlisle Country Club | Carlisle, Pa.
Canadians Mary Ann Hayward and Judith Kyrinis fired 72 in Pennsylvania to punch their tickets to Florida in May. The senior amateur players beat out Callie Kemmer and Alyssa Roland by two for the top spot, though Kemmer and Roland did secure the second available qualifying spot. Hayward was the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur medalist this year, while Kyrinis reached the 2014 final before losing to Joan Higgins. Full results from Carlisle Country Club can be found here.
October 16, 2015 | Riverside Golf & Country Club | Portland, Ore.
Low scores were posted in the Pacific Northwest at Riverside Golf & Country Club as Shawn Farmer-Sese and Christina Proteau came in with 67 to earn the top qualifying spot by one over a 68 from Evelyn Arguelles and Isabella Fierro. Proteau, of British Columbia, made headlines in 2014 when she reached the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur while six-months pregnant. Farmer-Sese, of Washington, is the assistant coach of the women's golf team at Bellevue College. Full results can be found here.
October 14, 2015 | Cedar Ridge Country Club | Broken Arrow, Okla.
Firing 69 and medalling in Oklahoma were 14-year old Kaitlin Milligan and three-time Oklahoma High School Girls state champion Sydney Youngblood, who is committed to play for the University of Oklahoma. Alejandra Acosta and Ana Torres, both of Mexico, finished as first alternate shooting 70 at Cedar Ridge Country Club.
October 14, 2015 | Columbine Country Club | Columbine Valley, Colo.
Loveland area high school golfers Aili Bundy and Lauren Lehigh will be headed to Streamsong in May after carding 72 in Columbine Valley. Full results can be found here.
October 8, 2015 | Brookridge Golf & Fitness | Overland Park, Kan.
Erin Carney and Lacy Shelton went super low, shooting 66 at Brookridge in Overland Park, Kan. for a five-stroke victory and a spot in May at Streamsong. Carney, a graduate of Indiana University, and Shelton, who competed for the University of Alabama, went bogey-free to cruise to their medalist spot. Full results can be found here.
October 7, 2015 | Foxborough Country Club | Foxborough, Mass.
In a crowded field in Massachusetts, Susan Curtin and Pamela Kuong shot 70 and medalled by threes strokes to be one of three qualifying teams advancing out of the site. Curtin and Kuong, both senior amateur players from Massachusetts, beat out three teams all shooting 73. Kuong was a finalist at this year's U.S. Senior Women's Amateur, losing to Karen Garcia in the championship match. Full results can be found here.
September 30, 2015 | The Oaks Course | Covington, Ga.
High school students Amanda Doherty and Madison Barnett shot 67, beginning the day with an exciting eagle on the par-4 first, to medal and secure the only available qualifying spot in Georgia. Doherty is a Florida State commit from Atlanta while Barnett, of Mableton, Ga., will play collegiately for Wofford College. Full results can be found here.
September 30, 2015 | Greenacres Country Club | Lawrenceville, N.J.
Two teams posted 70 to share medalist honors as Samantha Staudt and Kate Evanko, as well as Aneka Seumanutafa and Delaney Shah punched their ticket to Streamsong Resort. Staudt and Evanko went bogey-free and made a clutch birdie on the final hole. Full results can be found here.
September 28, 2015 | Palm Valley Country Club | Palm Desert, Calif.
Ten-year-old Ashleigh Park and her partner Joan Soewondo of Dana Hills High School shot 67 and qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball at Palm Valley Country Club. Briana Chacon and Hannah Zeman will also be heading to Streamsong, firing 68 and grabbing the last available spot in Palm Desert.
September 24, 2015 | Kankakee Country Club | Kankakee, Ill.
Chicago residents Allison Pettit and Nora Lucas came in with 72 to medal by a stroke and advance to the championship proper in May. Lucas is a former golfer for the University of Illinois while Pettit hails from Merit Club on the northern end of the Chicago suburbs.
September 21, 2015 | Victory Ranch Golf Club | Kamas, Utah
The second lowest qualifying score thus far went to Ellen Secor and Jessica Sloot in Utah as the pair posted a bogey-free, seven-under 65 to win a competitive qualifying site by a stroke. Secor is a senior in high school from Portland, Ore. while Sloot is also a senior, hailing from Salt Lake City. Full results can be found here.
September 16, 2015 | Keith Hills Golf Club | Buies Creek, N.C.
Courtney McKim and Haeley Wotnosky made six birdies en route to a 68 and a spot in the second annual U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball. McKim played golf collegiately for the University of Alabama while Wotnosky is a high-schooler who will graduate in 2018. Full results can be found here.
September 15, 2015 | Village Club at Lake Success | Great Neck, N.Y.
Buffalo residents Kim Kaul and Victoria Parker carded 72 to medal by three shots on Long Island. Kaul is the reigning New York State Senior Women's champion while Parker is a graduated senior in high school.
September 2, 2015 | Medina Golf & Country Club | Medina, Minn.
Olivia Herrick and Samantha Sommers were top dogs in Minnesota, posting 70 to medal by a single shot. Despite a bogey on the final hole, the team entered the 18th with a two-shot cushion over second-place finishers Mary Jane Hiestand and Julie Carmichael. Full results can be found here.
August 20, 2015 | Bedford Valley Golf Club | Battle Creek, Mich.
A mother-daughter combination qualified with 71 in Michigan as Julie Massa and her daughter Mariah Massa earned the top spot by one over Jessica Reinecke and Tess Hackworthy. Mariah plays collegiately for Michigan State, and the pair told the Detroit Free Press that her schedule come next May could prevent them from making the trip to Streamsong.
August 20, 2015 | Willoughby Golf Club | Stuart, Fla.
Emma Bradley and her partner Morgan Baxendale were top qualifiers by four shots in Stuart as their 67 gave them the opportunity to play together in a USGA event in their home state next May. Both high-school students, Baxendale has committed to Vanderbilt and will join the team in 2017 while Bradley will head for college in 2018.
August 19, 2015 | Brown's Run Country Club | Middleton, Ohio
Danielle Nicholson and Halley Morell blitzed the field with a winning 68 to qualify at Brown's Run. Nicholson will soon play collegiately for the University of Akron while Morell is a graduate of Penn State. Alex Karl and Lesli Hopping won a playoff to grab the final qualifying spot at 73. Full results can be found here.
August 17, 2015 | The Federal Club | Glen Allen, Va.
The lowest score thus far opened up qualifying in August at The Federal Club as USGA championship staples Meghan Stasi and Dawn Woodard went low for 64 and a three-stroke win. The pair made four birdies in a row on the front nine and eventually came in making no bogeys and eight birdies in total. Alexandra Austin and Lauren Greenlief also qualified, shooting 67 and advancing in a playoff. Full results can be found here.
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