Amateurs Fare Well at U.S Women's Sectionals
18 May 2011
by Mike Stubbs of AmateurGolf.com

see also: U.S. Women's Open Sectional Qualifying, Various sites across the United States


SAN DIEGO, CALIF (May 18, 2011) -- Amateurs fared well in the first week of qualifying for the 2011 U.S. Women's Open. Earning their player's badges to the Broadmoor this July included a trio of players at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, Calif. Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand led the way with a 5-under, two-round total of 139, while her sister also qualified with a score of 146. Gabriella Then of nearby Rancho Cucamonga finished second with a total of 143, 1-under-par.

Mariah Stackhouse (143) heads to the famed Colorado course by beating out Kendall Martindale at the Druid Hills Golf Club outside of Atlanta.

Victoria Tanco from Argentina fired a 2-under 142 at the Oaks Club in Osprey, Fla., while Doris Chen needed extra holes to cinch one of two spots awarded in a playoff.

More sectional qualifying is slated for next week at 14 sites across the country.

Results For U.S. Women's Open Sectional Qualifying
MedalistNDAmy AndersonOxbow, ND500
MedalistAZKyung KimChandler, AZ500
MedalistCanadaChristina ProteauCanada500
MedalistHIMariel GaldianoPearl City, HI500
MedalistThailandAriya JutanugarnThailand500

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ABOUT THE U.S. Women's Open Sectional Qualifying

36 hole stroke play qualifying held at sites across the United States with a handful of international sites. Handicap limit of 2.4 for amateurs.

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