Three amateurs make the cut at the Amundi Evian Championship
22 Jul 2022
by Jim Young of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Evian Championship, Evian Resort, Rose Zhang Rankings

Rose Zhang (Stanford Athletics)
Rose Zhang (Stanford Athletics)

Three of the top female amateurs in the world will be playing the weekend after making the cut at the Amundi Evian Championship, the penultimate women's major championship of the season.
Two-time USGA champion and top-ranked female amateur in the world Rose Zhang (70-68-138; -4), Anna Davis (70-69-139; -3), reigning ANWA champion and the top player in the AJGA rankings, and Zhang's Stanford teammate, Rachel Heck (70-71-141), ranked fourth in the world by WAGR, finished inside the cutline which came at even par.

Just missing the cut was recent Stanford graduate Aline Krauter, the 2020 British Women's Amateur champion, who finished at 1-over after rounds of 73-70.

Other amateurs in the field who did not make the cut include Women's Latin America Amateur champion Valery Plata (76-71-147; +5) of Michigan State, defending U.S. Women's Amateur champion Jensen Castle (74-74-148; +6) of Kentucky, Women's Asia Pacific Amateur champion Mizuki Hashimoto (74-75-149; +7) of Japan, Italy's Benedetta Moresco (74-76-152; +10) who plays collegiately at Alabama, and current British Women's Amateur champion Jess Baker (74-77-151; +9) of England.

Brooke Henderson, who carded a pair of 64s in the first two rounds, leads the tournament at 14-under, followed by Nelly Korda (-11).

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What was the 5th and final major of the LPGA season; in 2019 the tournament moved to the summer from their weather-plagued September date.

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