Fourteen-year-old medals at Womens Public Links


SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Fourteen-year-old Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand shot a 67 to finish with a 7-under 135 and win medalist honors in stroke-play qualifying at the Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship on Tuesday.

Ariya finished two strokes ahead of Argentina’s Martina Gavier, who shot a 68 in round two at the University of Notre Dame’s Warren Golf Course.

American Lizette Salas finished third with a 4-under 138. Two other players, Brittany Altomare (3-under 139) and Emily Tubert (1-under 141), broke par.

Kimberly Kim led after Monday’s first round with a 66, but shot 78 Tuesday. She still qualified for match play, which includes the top 64 players from stroke-play. The first-round of match play begins Wednesday.