Nguyen, Knox & Lee Qualify for US Girls’ Junior
Lauryn Nguyen shot 1-under-par 71 to claim medalist honors in U.S. Girls’ Junior qualifying, held at McCormick Woods Golf Club in Port Orchard, Wash on June 1st.
Nguyen finished her round with a birdie on the par-3 17th and then an eagle on the par-5 18th, which vaulted her into the top spot.
Grace Lee of Bellevue, Wash. and Kennedy Knox of Seattle both shot even-par 72 to claim the other two spots from the Qualifier.
Nguyen, Lee and Knox will now advance to the 2021 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, which will be held July 12-17 at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md.
Washington Golf (WA Golf) is the local representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) and conducted the Qualifier for the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship.
To be eligible, golfers must not have reached their 19th birthday by midnight of July 17, 2021, and have an up-to-date Handicap Index not exceeding 9.4.