Juniors advance to U.S. Women's Open

Friday, June 12, 2009

The first sectional qualifier for the U.S. Women’s Open was held Thursday, and three juniors were among those that advanced, including 13-year-old Cindy Feng, recent winner of the AJGA’s Thunderbird International Junior.

Seventeen-year-old Katherine Perry, of Cary, N.C., was the medalist at 3-under 141 at Carolina Trace Country Club in Sanford, N.C. Ashleigh Albrecht, of Murrieta Valley, Calif., also advanced.

Feng is No. 45 in the Golfweek/Titleist Junior Rankings and the top player in the Class of 2014. Albrecht, a recent high-school graduate, has signed to play for Kentucky next season.

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