WSCGA members Kathy Showe, (La Quinta CC), Linda Olsen (PGA West) and Robyn Puckett (Shady Canyon) qualified for the 108th US Women’s Amateur being played at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon August 4-9.
Both Linda and Kathy have played in prior USGA Championships. Linda played in the first USGA Mid-Am Championship held in 1987. Kathy debuted as a junior at the 1980 Girls’ Junior Championship.
Robyn is the oldest competitor, at age 61 (it is already on the USGA website!)
The youngest competitor is Gabriella Then, 12, who is from Rancho Cucamonga.
Of the 156 competitors at the US Women’s Amateur Championship, 27 are from Southern California, which is slightly less than the 31 Southern Californians at the US Girls’ Junior Championship held last week.
Beginning Wednesday, August 6th, the match play portion of the Championship will be televised on the Golf Channel.