– A 13-year-old eighth-grader from Chinese Taipei won the longest 18-hole match in USGA history, dating back to 1895.
Chia Yen Wu beat 20-year-old Lauren Stephenson on the 30th hole to become the youngest player in U. Women’s Amateur history to advance to the semifinals.
Players are responsible for supplying their own caddie for the competition.
Please reference Texas Golf Association Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Conditions of Competition.
Exemptions: Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following: Format: All players who are not exempt under the categories listed below must participate in an 18-hole sectional qualifier.
It was a wild and wacky marathon at San Diego Country Club, and it would’ve pushed to Saturday had Wu not drained a 25-foot par putt to end it in the waning hours of daylight.
“My caddie just told me, ‘I want to go eat dinner,’ ” said Wu.
“One Ball” Condition: As a reminder to players, the “One Ball” Condition is in effect for the championship (see Appendix I, Section I, Part c, Pages 154-156 of the Rules of Golf) and only brands on the current USGA List of Conforming Golf Balls shall be used.