64 Players Advance at Womens Amateur


64 players survived two days of qualifying to advance to the match play portion of this year's Women's Amateur Championship at the Flint Hills National Golf Club in Wichita, Ka.
Paraguay's Celeste Troche and Loisiana native Meredith Duncan shared medalist honors by carding a two-day total of 1-over-par 143s.
Troche and Duncan will face Candy Herrera and Yvonne Choe in the first match play round on Wednesday. Choe and Herrera survived a nine-person playoff to join the final 64 qualifiers.
Other qualifiers include 17-year-old Mallory Code and 22-year-old Hilary Homeyerwho finished one stroke back at 2-over-par.
Five players finished the two days of strroke play at 3-over-par: Emily Bastel, Allison Hanna, Christina Kim, Joo-Mi Kim and Michelle Simpson.
Other notable qualifiers included 2001 U.S. Girls Junior champion Nicole Perrot, U.S. Womens Amateur Public Links champion Candie Kung, and the 2000 Senior Womens Amateur Champion, Carol Semple Thompson.
Among the players failing to advance into match play were the Wongluekiet twins. Naree carded a two-day total of 17-over-par 159 and sister Aree was one-shot behind her at 160.
The Womens Amateur, one of 13 national championships conducted by the United States Golf Association, continues through Saturday and concludes with a scheduled 36-hole final match.
Click here for first round match play pairings
Second-Round Qualifying Results
Celeste Troche --143
Meredith Duncan --143
Mallory Code --144
Hilary Homeyer --144
Emily Bastel --145
Michelle Simpson --145
Christina Kim --145
Joo-Mi Kim --145
Allison Hanna --145
Katherine Hull --146
Kelli Kamimura --146
Allison Johnson --146
Jimin Kang --147
Leigh Anne Hardin --147
Lisa Ferrero --147
Wendy Martin --148
Virada Nirapathpongporn --148
Ashley Hoagland --148
Stacy Prammanasudh --148
Nicole Perrot --149
Carol Semple Thompson --149
Malinda Johnson --149
Elizabeth Burden --149
Anna Grzebien --149
Danielle Downey --150
Candie Kung --150
Angela Jerman --150
Sherry Herman --150
Yoola Kim --150
Stacy Snider --150
Misia Lemanski --150
May Wood --150
Young-A Yang --151
Erica Blasberg --151
Veronica Yatco --151
Candy Hannemann --152
Bridget Dwyer --152
Meredith Ward --152
Louise Wright --152
Courtney Swaim --152
Lorena Ochoa --152
Stacy Slobodnik --152
Anna Schultz --152
Jennifer Perri --152
Jennifer Hong --152
Natalie Easterly --152
McKenzie Dyslin --152
Becky Lucidi --153
Meaghan Francella --153
Karyn Stordahl --153
Lynne Cowan --153
Devan Andersen --153
Kristin Dufour --153
Lauren Mueller --153
Kathi Eutzler --154
Saki Uechi --154
Cecilia Barksdale --155
Thuhashini Selvaratnam --155
Jerilyn White --155
Walailak Satarak --155
Lindsey Wright --155
Laura Myerscough --155
Yvonne Choe --156*
Candy Herrera --156*
* Advandced in playoff
Notables Who Failed to Qualify
Mimi Epps --156 **
Naree Song Wongluekiet --159
Aree Song Wongluekiet --160
**Lost in playoff