Second Round Scores

By Associated PressAugust 7, 2003, 4:00 pm
Second round scores from the 2003 U.S. Women's Amateur:
 
Philadelphia Country Club course
Gladwyne, Pa.
Yardage: 6,368; Par: 71
 
x-advanced by winning playoff.
Aree Song, Korea, 71-67--138
Michelle Wie, Honolulu, 73-67--140
Erica Blasberg, Corona, Calif., 70-72--142
In-Bee Park, Eustis, Fla., 70-72--142
Lisa Meldrum, Canada, 72-71--143
Paula Creamer, Pleasanton, Calif., 70-73--143
Jane Park, Oak Valley, Calif., 69-74--143
Virada Nirapathpongporn, Thailand, 73-70--143
Sarah Huarte, Shingle Springs, Calif., 69-75--144
Carmen Alonso, Spain, 74-70--144
Annie Thurman, Highland, Utah, 74-70--144
Brittany Lang, Mckinney, Texas, 76-69--145
Sarah Sasse, Lincoln, Neb., 70-75--145
Da Sol Chung, Republic of Korea, 75-70--145
Irene Cho, La Habra, Calif., 69-77--146
Avery Kiser, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 72-74--146
Elizabeth Janangelo, West Hartford, Conn., 75-71--146
Kailin Downs, Bend, Ore., 72-75--147
Becky Lucidi, Poway, Calif., 74-73--147
Katie Allison, Mahwah, N.J., 72-76--148
Charlotte Mayorkas, Chula Vista, Calif., 73-75--148
Charlotte Campbell, Heathrow, Fla., 74-74--148
Ashley Knoll, The Woodlands, Texas, 74-74--148
Whitney Wade, Glasgow, Ky., 74-74--148
Katie Futcher, The Woodlands, Texas, 76-73--149
Mina Harigae, Monterey, Calif., 75-74--149
Beth Hermes, Dixon, Ill., 75-74--149
Leah Hart, Australia, 76-73--149
Sydney Burlison, Salinas, Calif., 74-75--149
Nuria Clau, Spain, 76-73--149
Laura Cross, Midlothian, Texas, 77-72--149
Allison Martin, Bakersfield, Calif., 78-71--149
Ashley Hoagland, Palmetto, Fla., 75-75--150
Ellen Port, St Louis, Mo., 76-74--150
Lindsay Hulwick, Littleton, Colo., 73-77--150
Kristen White, Doylestown, Pa., 77-73--150
Tania Elosegui, Spain, 71-79--150
Ya-Ni Tseng, Chinese Taipei, 75-75--150
Kwan-Chih Lu, Chinese Taipei, 74-76--150
Naree Song, Korea, 77-73--150
Violeta Retamoza, Mexico, 74-76--150
Ashley Rollins, Austin, Texas, 74-77--151
Courtney Wood, Brentwood, Tenn., 77-74--151
Lisa Ferrero, Lodi, Calif., 74-77--151
Shayna Miyajima, Wailuku, Hawaii, 76-75--151
Kathy Hartwiger, Birmingham, Ala., 77-74--151
Laura Shanahan-Rowe, Bedford, N.H., 78-73--151
Ashley Gomes, Pleasanton, Calif., 77-74--151
Darby Sligh, North Augusta, S.C., 79-73--152
Diana Ramage, Fayetteville, Ga., 78-74--152
Kristin Tamulis, Naples, Fla., 76-76--152
Sally Krueger, San Francisco, 76-76--152
Aimee Cho, Orlando, Fla., 77-75--152
Cecilia Barksdale, Columbia, S.C., 78-74--152
Robin Burke, Houston, 75-77--152
Leeann Fairlie, Oklahoma City, 74-78--152
Mallory Underwood, Montgomery, Texas, 77-75--152
Amy Schmucker, Cold Spring, Minn., 76-76--152
Hsiao-Ching Lu, Chinese Taipei, 79-73--152
x-Alice Kim, Los Angeles, 75-78-153
x-Katie Connelly, Madison, Wis., 77-76-153
x-Allison Fouch, Grand Rapids, Mich., 76-77-153
x-Maru Martinez, Venezuela, 73-80-153
x-Emily Bastel, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, 74-79-153
Failed to Qualify
Esther Choe, La Quinta, Calif., 75-78-153
Amber Marsh, Jamestown, N.C., 75-78-153
Lisa Meshke, Blooming Prairie, Minn., 74-79-153
Alana Condon, Kent, Wash., 76-77-153
Meaghan Francella, Port Chester, N.Y., 76-77-153
Whitney Simons, Aiken, S.C., 76-78--154
Katrin Wolfe, Johnstown, Pa., 77-77--154
Leigh Anne Hardin, Martinsville, Ind., 80-74--154
Jessica Krasny, Summerville, S.C., 77-77--154
Bridget Dwyer, Kailua, Hawaii, 75-79--154
Anna Grzebien, Narragansett, R.I., 78-76--154
Randi Gauthier, Sugar Land, Texas, 79-75--154
Sunhyo Oh, Las Vegas, 72-82--154
Misia Lemanski, Grosse Ile, Mich., 78-76--154
Thuhashini Selvaratnam, Sri Lanka, 79-76--155
Nicole Hage, Coral Springs, Fla., 77-78--155
Kristi Larsen, El Dorado Hills, Calif., 75-80--155
Jessica Lewis, Bethesda, Md., 79-76--155
Elena Kurokawa, Redondo Beach, Calif., 78-77--155
Su Jung Yoon, Korea, 80-75--155
Rachel Smith, Powell, Tenn., 79-76--155
Elizabeth Dotson, White Bluff, Tenn., 81-74--155
Eom Ji Park, Canada, 79-76--155
Alena Sharp, Canada, 76-79--155
Nicole Cutler, Cherry Hills Village, Colo., 77-78--155
Gabby Wedding, Wilmington, Ohio, 83-73--156
Erin Simmons, Houston, 78-78--156
Erin Tone, Tempe, Ariz., 80-76--156
Mollie Fankhauser, Columbus, Ohio, 80-76--156
Courtney Mahon, Topeka, Kan., 79-77--156
Laura Matthews, Canada, 75-81--156
Christine Boucher, Canada, 79-77--156
Sarah Martin, Grosse Ile, Mich., 78-78--156
Mina Hardin, Fort Worth, Texas, 82-75--157
Shannon Ogg, Charlotte, N.C., 79-78--157
Jessica Castle, Plantation, Fla., 80-77--157
Lisa Kajihara, Makawao, Hawaii, 79-78--157
Katie Brophy, Spokane, Wash., 82-75--157
D'Rae Ward, Weatherford, Texas, 81-76--157
Paige Haverty, Greenville, N.C., 77-80--157
Kelly Anders, Springfield, Ill., 77-80--157
Leslie Stubblefield, Kennesaw, Ga., 78-80--158
Alissa Super, Minneapolis, 80-78--158
Lauren Todd, Phoenix, 75-83--158
Danielle Downey, Spencerport, N.Y., 82-76--158
Carol Semple Thompson, Sewickley, Pa., 80-79--159
Erin Andrews, Las Vegas, 80-79--159
Amy Wang, Kirkland, Wash., 79-80--159
Hannah Summerhays, Carmichael, Calif., 81-79--160
Jessica Shin, Mankato, Minn., 79-81--160
Dayna Burleigh, Horsham, Pa., 82-78--160
Joanne Lee, San Carlos, Calif., 83-77--160
Anne Fraser, Deerfield Beach, Fla., 79-81--160
Jennifer Gleason, Clearwater, Fla., 79-81--160
Miranda Smith, Lancaster, Ohio, 86-75--161
Tracy Welch, Winchester, Mass., 77-84--161
Stacy Dennis, Huntsville, Texas, 77-84--161
Kelly Cavanaugh, Palos Verdes, Calif., 80-82--162
Courtney Renfro, Altadena, Calif., 85-77--162
Cindy Shin, Belmont, Mass., 83-79--162
Juli Wightman, Chicopee, Mass., 81-81--162
Barbara Berkmeyer, St Louis, Mo., 80-82--162
Sarah Gilbert, Ankeny, Iowa, 84-79--163
Lisa McGill, Philadelphia, 80-83--163
Alison Curdt, St Louis, Mo., 83-80--163
Alexis Wooster, Winnetka, Ill., 77-86--163
Jaclyn Burch, St Louis, Mo., 84-80--164
Stacy Hilton, Lexington, N.C., 80-84--164
Kim Keyer-Scott, Cincinnati, 81-83--164
Amanda McConnell, Grand Blanc, Mich., 81-84--165
Heather Rose, Chillicothe, Ohio, 83-82--165
Astrid Gulesserian, Argentina, 87-78--165
Kelly Schaub, Greeley, Colo., 90-76--166
Molly Birmingham, Cornelius, N.C., 86-80--166
Laura Moore, Lake Forest, Ill., 81-85--166
Morgan Olds, Stamford, Conn., 85-81--166
Pam Brown, Landenberg, Pa., 81-86--167
Deborah Williams, Potomac, Md., 83-84--167
Cari Mozingo, Akron, Ohio, 84-83--167
Stacy Springer, North Oaks, Minn., 85-82--167
Robin Donnelley, Lake Forest, Ill., 86-83--169
Erica Bieniek, Scottville, Mich., 86-83--169
Sarah Thomas, Lubbock, Texas, 87-83--170
Michelle Doyle, La
 
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Garcia leads as Valderrama Masters extends to Monday

By Will GrayOctober 21, 2021, 3:52 pm

Weather continues to be the enemy at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, where Sergio Garcia remains in front as the tournament heads for a Monday finish.

European Tour officials had already ceded the fact that 72 holes would not be completed this week in Spain, but players were not even able to finish 54 holes before another set of thunderstorms rolled in Sunday afternoon to once again halt play. Garcia remains in front at 10 under, having played seven holes of the third round in even par, while Lee Westwood is alone in second at 7 under.

Officials had previously stated an intention to play at least 54 holes, even if that meant extending the tournament to Monday, given that this is the final chance for many players to earn Race to Dubai points in an effort to secure European Tour cards for 2019. Next week's WGC-HSBC Champions will be the final event of the regular season, followed by a three-event final series.


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Garcia, who won the tournament last year, started the third round with a four-shot lead over Ashley Chesters. He balanced one birdie with one bogey and remains in position for his first worldwide victory since the Asian Tour's Singapore Open in January.

Westwood, who has his son Sam on the bag this week, made the biggest charge up the leaderboard with four birdies over his first eight holes. He'll have 10 holes to go when play resumes at 9:10 a.m. local time Monday as he looks to win for the first time since the 2015 Indonesian Masters.

Shane Lowry and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano are tied for third at 6 under, four shots behind Garcia with 10 holes to play, while Chesters made two double bogeys over his first four holes to drop into a tie for sixth.

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In Buick win, Kang overcame demons of mind and spirit

By Randall MellOctober 21, 2018, 3:33 pm

Danielle Kang beat three of the most formidable foes in golf Sunday to win the Buick LPGA Shanghai.

Anxiety.

Frustration.

Anger.

Kang overcame these demons of mind and spirit to win for the second time on tour, backing up her KPMG Women’s PGA Championship victory last year.

“I’ve been going through a lot mentally,” Kang said.

Kang birdied four of the last eight holes to close with a 3-under-par 69, coming from one shot back in the final round to win. At 13-under 275, she finished two shots ahead of a pack of seven players, including world No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn (71) and former world No. 1 Lydia Ko (66).

It hasn’t been easy for Kang trying to build on her major championship breakthrough last year. She started the fall Asian swing having missed three cuts in a row, five in her last six starts.

“I had to go through swing changes,” Kang said. “I had the swing yips, the putting yips, everything possibly you could think of.

“I was able to get over a lot of anxiety I was feeling when I was trying to hit a golf ball. This week I just kept trusting my golf game.”

Through her swoon, Kang said she was struggling to get the club back, that she was getting mentally stuck to where she could not begin her takeaway. She sought out Butch Harmon, back at her Las Vegas home, for help. She said tying for third at the KEB Hana Bank Championship last week felt like a victory, though she was still battling her demons there.

“Anxiety over tee balls,” Kang said. “People might wonder what I'm doing. I actually can't pull the trigger. It has nothing to do with the result. Having to get over that last week was incredible for me. Even on the first round, one shot took me, I think, four minutes.”

Kang, who turned 26 on Saturday, broke through to win last year under swing coach David Leadbetter, but she began working with Harmon while struggling in the second half this year.


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“I was actually very frustrated, even yesterday,” Kang said. “Things just weren't going my way. The biggest thing that Butch tells me is to stay out of my own way. I just couldn't do that. If I had a short putt, I just kept doubting myself. I couldn't putt freely.”

Kang said her anger and frustration built up again on the front nine Sunday. She made the turn at 1 over for the round. She said her caddie, Oliver Brett, helped her exorcise some anger. After the ninth hole, he pulled her aside.

This is how Kang remembered the conversation:

Brett: “Whatever you need to do to let your anger out and restart and refresh, you need to do that now.”

Kang: “Cameras are everywhere. I just want to hit the bag really hard.”

Brett: “Here's a wedge. Just smash it.”

Kang did.

“Honestly, I thank him for that,” Kang said. “He told me there are a lot birdies out there. I regrouped, and we pretended we started the round brand new on the 10th hole. Then things changed and momentum started going my way. I started hitting it closer and felt better over the putts.”

Kang said the victory was all about finding a better place mentally.

“I'm just so happy to be where I'm at today,” Kang said. “I'm just happy that I won.

“More so than anything, I'm finally at a place where I'm peaceful and happy with my game, with my life . . . . I hope I win more. I did the best I can. I'm going to keep working hard and keep giving myself chances and keep putting myself in contention. I'll win more. I'll play better.”

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Goal for new world No. 1 Koepka: Stay healthy

By Will GrayOctober 21, 2018, 1:38 pm

Last season Brooks Koepka bagged a pair of majors en route to the PGA Tour's Player of the Year award. He started the new wraparound season with an emphatic win at the CJ Cup to reach world No. 1 for the first time.

But amid the best form of his career, Koepka has a simple goal in mind as he gets ready to turn his attention to the new year.

"Stay healthy," Koepka told reporters. "That's been the big thing. I need to be healthy to be able to play all these events, play all the majors."

Koepka's breakthrough year comes despite the fact that he missed four months in the spring, including the Masters, while recovering from a wrist injury. He hit the ground running once he returned, with strong finishes at TPC Sawgrass and Colonial preceding wins at the U.S. Open and PGA Championship.

Now Koepka has added a third trophy after cruising to a four-shot win in South Korea on Sunday that allowed him to move past Dustin Johnson at world No. 1.

"I'm 1-for-1 this year, which is nice," Koepka joked about his undefeated record in the new wraparound season.

Koepka will be in the field next week in China for the WGC-HSBC Champions before putting the clubs on the shelf. With Justin Thomas paving the way by making the goal-setting process more public in recent years, Koepka explained that even after summiting the world rankings he plans to wait until 2019 to adjust his expectations for himself.

"I keep the same goals through the calendar year," Koepka said. "On Jan. 1 I go to the beach in the morning and go write down my goals and figure them out for the calendar year, but I just need to finish this year off. I've got next week and I would like to, coming out the first week as No. 1, I'd like to play well."

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Birdie binge for Woodland comes up short at CJ Cup

By Will GrayOctober 21, 2018, 12:52 pm

Gary Woodland mounted an impressive rally at the CJ Cup, but in the end even 11 birdies weren't enough to catch Brooks Koepka.

Woodland started the final round in South Korea five shots behind the new world No. 1, but he made the biggest move of the day amid chilly conditions on Jeju Island. With six birdies over his first nine holes, including four in a row on Nos. 6-9, he briefly caught Koepka at the top of the leaderboard.

But Woodland bogeyed No. 10, and even with five more birdies coming home to finish a 9-under 63 he still finished alone in second, four shots behind Koepka who closed with a bogey-free 29 to put the trophy out of reach.

"Yesterday I didn't get any putts to go in, and today I saw a lot of putts go in," Woodland told reporters. "Brooks with the lead, not much fazes him. So you knew you had to make a lot of birdies, and I made a lot today. But I was just too far behind."

It's the second straight strong performance from Woodland to start the new wraparound season, as he tied for fifth at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia after holding a share of the 54-hole lead. A closing 63 would have gone a long way last week, but he was still pleased to be able to make Koepka sweat a little on a day when even the bad holes resulted from good shots.

"I made two bogeys on the back and I said, 'Be right' on both shots," Woodland said. "I was just maybe a little too amped up, a little excited. I hit them both perfect. All in all, I would have liked for a couple more putts to go in yesterday and been a little closer going into today."