Incoming Sophomore Transfer Qualifies for USGA Women's Amateur
Weinstein takes third and shoots 68 to qualify for USGA Women's amateur
July 10, 2017
DENVER – The University of Denver women’s golf incoming sophomore transfer Mary Weinstein posted a 68 to qualify for the upcoming United States Golf Association (USGA) Women’s Amateur in Chula Vista, Calif. in early August on Monday.
Weinstein had it going at the CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora, firing a 68 to lock up a spot, one of only four players to shoot in the 60s for the day. The Highlands Ranch native became the first Colorado resident to qualify in the state for the U.S. Women’s Am since 2015.
“I am very excited about Mary and know that she will make an immediate impact on our program,” head coach Lindsay Kuhle said. “She hits the ball extremely well, hits many fairways and greens and has the ability to go low and shoot under par like she did today any given round.”
Also in the news:
Sophie Newlove shot a 71 and 73 to qualify as the sixth seed and made it to semifinals in the English Match Play Championship.
Lauren Whyte made the cut at the British Amateur with rounds of 76 and 73.
Anni Heck won the Minnesota high school state championship with 75-69 on the scorecard for 36 holes.
Sonya Knebel played in the International Amateur Golf Championship in Luxembourg and finished ninth with a 54-hole total of 77-74-76.
Jessica Dreesbeimdieke was a medalist at Florida State Match Play event with rounds of 66 and 70 and made it to the quarterfinals and placed 15th at the Florida State Stroke Play with rounds of 78-72-80.
“This has been a fantastic start to our Pioneers summer with these major accomplishments,” Kuhle said. “I think it shows you our depth and competitiveness we will have on our team this season.
“I cannot wait for our fall season to start and for all our players to push each other and enjoy the friendly competition and wonderful culture and team atmosphere to help every player improve this next year.”
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