Bethany Wu captures Women's Trans National title
Bethany Wu <br>(Golfweek Photo)</br>
Bethany Wu
(Golfweek Photo)

ST. LOUIS, MO (July 15, 2016) -- It was all Bethany Wu at the Women's Trans National. The rising UCLA sophomore finished 7-under and eight-strokes ahead of second place finisher Amanda Kim at Lake Forest Country Club.

The best golf of the week for Wu came on the last two days as she carded rounds of 68-69 to follow up opening rounds of 70-74. Wu birdied five holes and bogeyed three during her tournament closing 3-under-par final day. The birdies for the 2016 Curtis Cup team member came on holes 1, 3, 9, 11 and 18.

Wu, a three-time AJGA All-American, had an impressive freshman year at UCLA with her best finish coming at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic where she was tied for fourth.

Missouri sophomore Amanda Kim was second at 1-over, Middle Tennessee senior Samanta Gotcher and Australian Elizabeth Elmassian shared third at 6-over while Elle Nachmann finished fifth with a 7-over 72-hole total.

Results For Women's Trans National Amateur Championship
1CABethany WuDiamond Bar, CA70070-74-68-69=281
2MOAmanda KimO'Fallon, MO50075-74-71-69=289
T3TNSamantha GotcherClarksville, TN40072-73-72-77=294
T3AustraliaElizabeth ElmassianAustralia40073-74-72-75=294
5FLElle NachmannBoca Raton, FL40075-72-73-75=295

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ABOUT THE Women's Trans National

The inaugural event, held in 1927 at Blue Hills Country Club in Kansas City, Mo. set off decades of successful tournament across the United States, conducted by an organization then named the Missouri Valley Women's Golf Association. A year later, the name became the Women's Trans-Mississippi Golf Association, evolving into the Women's Trans National Golf Association by 1953 to include all states. This 72-hole stroke play event spans the nation and has been hosted at some of the country finest courses, including Persimmon Ridge in Kentucky, Stonewall Links in Pennsylvania, and Eugene Country Club in Oregon.

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