Kang wins Women's North & South Amateur
23 Jul 2011
see also: Pinehurst Resort and Country Club - Course 2


PINEHURST, N.C. (July 23, 2011) -- It took 35 holes and three storm delays but in the end Danielle Kang closed out her run through the North and South Women's Amateur Championship Saturday with a 2-and-1 win over Doris Chen.

After grabbing a 2-up lead after the opening 18 holes of the 36-hole championship match held on Pinehurst No. 2, Kang weathered a six-hole stretch, over which Chen claimed four holes, including three-straight wins with birdies, in the afternoon play to take a 2-up lead after 26 holes of competition.

Kang and Chen also weathered three delays during the afternoon caused by storms rolling through the Sandhills.

Kang's comeback started when she jarred home a nine-footer on the 27th hole, cutting Chen's lead to 1 up. Chen then three-putted on the 28th hole, allowing Kang to square the match.

Results For North & South Women's Amateur Golf Championship
Place  Pts
WinCADanielle KangOak Park, CA1500
Runner-upFLDoris ChenBradenton, FL1000
SemifinalsNJMarina AlexWayne, NJ700
SemifinalsTXLisa McCloskeyMontgomery, TX700
QuarterfinalsNCLaura WearnCharlotte, NC500

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