Womens Golfers Qualify for U.S Womens Pub-Links
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. –
Women’s golfers Bethany Leclair and Alexa Kim both qualified
in sectional tournaments for the 2009 U.S. Women’s Amateur
Public Links Championship to be held in Devens, Mass., from June
Leclair qualified by shooting a 77 at Papago Golf Club in Phoenix, advancing as the first alternate. Kim qualified out of a sectional tournament in Nevada.
Kim played in 2007 and 2008 USGA Women’s Amateur Public Links Championships with her father caddying. She finished tied for 88th after rounds of 83-83 in 2008 at Erin Hills Golf Course in Erin Hills, Wisc., and 110th in 2007 at the Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington, Ky., with rounds of 82-77.
Players play 36 holes of stroke play to determine 64 qualifiers for match play. It is one of 10 Amateur Championships held by the United Golf Association.