Andrea Lee captures Women's East Lake Cup in Playoff
Stanford's Andrea Lee
(East Lake Cup Photo)
ATLANTA, GA (October 31, 2016) -- The medalist
history of the Women's East Lake Cup certainly got off
to a pulsating start. Stanford teammates Andrea Lee
and Casey Danielson completed regulation tied at 4-
under and then needed six playoff holes to determine a
Both players matched pars on the first five playoff
at East Lake Golf Club before the matter was decided
with a birdie by Lee on the par-3 11th. The playoff took
place on holes 10 and 11, with each hole being played
"It was definitely hard to play against your
teammate in a collegiate match," Lee told Golf Channel.
"We were both having fun and at the end of the day I
am happy with the way things came out but also a little
sad (for Casey)."
Lee posted her 4-under 68 with a seven birdie,
bogey day. The freshman needed to rally late to match
Danielson and she did with birdies on the 17th and 18th
holes. Her final hole birdie was a downhill left-to-righter.
For Lee, a finalist in the 2016 U.S. Junior Girls’
Championship, it was her second individual win of the
Danielson, a senior, was looking for her first
individual championship and she led for much of the
day. Through 14-holes, Danielson was 5-under but a
bogey on No. 17 dropped her back to 4-under.
Danielson had an opportunity to win on the 18th but
had to settle for par.
Duke's Leona Maguire and UCLA's Bronte Law
shared third at 2-under while UCLA's Mariel Galdiano,
Duke's Sandy Choi and Stanford's Shannon Aubert were
tied for fifth at 1-under.
Not only was an individual winner crowned on
Monday but the seeds were set for the next two days of
match play. The semifinals matches for Tuesday are as
No. 1 Stanford (-6) vs. No. 4 Washington (+28)
No. 2 UCLA (-1) vs. No. 3 Duke (+2)
The winning teams will meet in the championship
match Wednesday and the two losers will square off in a
ABOUT THE Women's East Lake Cup
Started in 2015 and hosted by the historic
Lake Golf Club Atlanta, this collegiate, two-day
play competition features the top-performing
from the previous year's NCAA Women's
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