Complete coverage: U.S. Women's Open sectionals

Na Yeon Choi with the U.S. Women's Open trophy at Blackwolf Run.

Local qualifying for the U.S. Women’s Open, to be played June 27-30 at Sebonack Golf in Southampton, N.Y., has begun.

The U.S. Golf Association will conduct 20 qualifiers across the country over the next month. Those results will be available here.

(Note: a-amateur; alternates are listed in order of finish)

• • •

May 30 – Dallas

Bent Tree Country Club

Full scores

LPGA player Jamie Hullett won the U.S. Women’s Open sectional qualifier at Bent Tree. Hullett, a Texas A&M alumnae, finished two shots ahead of fellow pro Catherine Matranga. Kyung Kim, a member of USC’s national-championship winning team, earned the third and final spot. Casey Danielson, a junior from Wisconsin who has committed to play for Stanford, was the first alternate and Bertine Strauss, a member of the University of Texas roster, was the second alternate.

Qualifiers

Jamie Hullett . . . 145

Catherine Matranga . . . 147

a-Kyung Kim . . . 148

Alternates

a-Casey Danielson . . . 148

a-Bertine Strauss . . . 149

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May 30 – River Vale, N.J.

Edgewood Country Club

Canadian junior standout Brooke Mackenzie Henderson tied for top honors with Annie Park, the 18-year-old who won the NCAA Championship at the University of Georgia Golf Course on May 24. Sebonack is in Park’s backyard (she hails from Levittown, N.Y.). Former Oregon player Kendra Little earned the third spot. LPGA player Christel Boeljon was the first alternate, followed by Brittany Altomare, who recently turned professional after graduating from Virginia.

Qualifiers

a-Brooke Mackenzie Henderson . . . 136

a-Annie Park . . . 136

Kendra Little . . . 138

Alternates

Christel Boeljon . . . 139

Brittany Altomare . . . 141

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May 30 – Sanford, N.C.

Carolina Trace Country Club (Lake)

Patcharajutar Kongkraphan, who is in her second season on the LPGA, won the sectional qualifier at Carolina Trace. She finished four ahead of runner-up Tiffany Tavee and Symetra Tour player Christine Song, both of whom also earned a spot in the Women’s Open.

Qualifiers

Patcharajutar Kongkraphan . . . 142

Tiffany Tavee . . . 146

Christine Song . . . 147

Alternates

a-Lauren Stephenson . . . 147

Nannette Hill . . . 147

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May 30 – St. Louis

Algonquin Golf Club

Izzy Beisiegel qualified for her the U.S. Women’s Open at the sectional qualifier in St. Louis. The LPGA player’s best Women’s Open finish was a T-36 in 1998. Beisiegel is famous for earning a Canadian Tour card in 2011, becoming the first female to earn a card on a men’s professional tour. Former Vanderbilt player Megan Grehan earned the second spot.

Qualifiers

Izzy Beisiegel . . . 144

Megan Grehan . . . 144

Alternates

Amy Meier . . . 144

Emma Jandel . . . 144

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May 29 – West Palm Beach, Fla.

Bear Lakes CC, Par 72

Full scores

Nelly Korda, 14, qualified for her first U.S. Women’s Open by winning the sectional qualifier in West Palm Beach. Korda, the younger sister of LPGA tour player Jessica Korda, will tee it up at Sebonack in the same professional field with her older sister for the first time. Arkansas junior Emily Tubert also qualified as an amateur, as did Orlando, Fla., based junior Shannon Aubert. Jackie Barenborg, a former Florida Southern player and a member of the Symetra Tour, took the last of four spots. Duke’s Lindy Duncan, recently named an All-American for the fourth time in her college career, came up two shots short and will be the first alternate out of West Palm Beach.

Qualified

a-Nelly Korda . . . 141

a-Emily Tubert . . . 143

a-Shannon Aubert . . . 143

Jackie Barenborg . . . 146

Alternates

a-Lindy Duncan . . . 148

Sandra Angulo . . . 149

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May 29 – Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Broadmoor (West), Par 72

Full scores

A week after the end of the NCAA Championship, Stanford senior Sally Watson won the section qualifier at The Broadmoor. Watson, a Scotland native and former GB&I Curtis Cupper, shot 4-over 148 to finish one shot out of a playoff with Canadian Nicole Zhang and LPGA player Katie Kempter. Zhang holed an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of sudden death to advance over Kempter. Texas Tech senior Kim Kaufman is the second alternate.

Qualified

a-Sally Watson . . . 148

a-Nicole Zhang . . . 149

Alternates

Katie Kempter . . . 149

a-Kim Kaufman . . . 150

• • •

May 28 – St. Louis Park, Minn.

Minneapolis GC, Par 72

Full scores

Ayako Uehara was the medalist at the U.S. Women’s Open qualifier played May 28 at Minneapolis Golf Club. Uehara is an LPGA player who hails from the same region of Japan as Ai and Mika Miyazato, but Uehara now calls Saratoga Springs, Utah home. She shot rounds of 76-70 in rainy conditions for a 2-over 146 total. Uehara has won three times on the JLPGA. Kirby Dreher, a former Kent State player who turned professional in 2009, earned the second spot. Among the alternates is amateur Jennifer Ha, a current Kent State player who recently qualified for the NCAA Women’s Championship as an individual.

Qualifiers

Ayako Uehara . . . 146

Kirby Dreher . . . 147

Alternates

Lauren Mielbrecht . . . 149

a-Jennifer Ha . . . 150

• • •

May 28 – Heathrow, Fla.

Heathrow CC, Par 72

Full scores

Veteran LPGA player Lorie Kane qualified for her 13th U.S. Women’s Open start at the sectional qualifier in Heathrow, Fla. Kane shot 4-under 140 to finish three shots ahead of Caroline Westrup, a former Florida State standout. Amateurs Yueer Feng, No. 19 in Golfweek’s Junior Rankings, and Doris Chen, a member of USC’s national-championship team, also got in.

Qualifiers

Lorie Kane . . . 140

Caroline Westrup . . . 143

a-Yueer Feng . . . 143

a-Doris Chen . . . 144

Alternates

Moira Dunn . . . 145

Eileen Vargas . . . 145

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May 28 – City of Industry, Calif.

Industry Hills GC, Par 72

Full scores

Stanford’s Mariah Stackhouse led all qualifiers at Industry Hills Golf Course on May 28, posting a 5-under 139 over 36 holes to earn a spot in the U.S. Women’s Open. It will be her second Women’s Open start, and her first since the 2011 event at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Alice Kim and Aimee Cho also qualified. Vanderbilt’s Jenny Hahn was one shot short, and Vanessa Brockett is a fellow alternate.

Qualifiers

a-Mariah Stackhouse . . . 139

Alice Kim . . . 141

a-Aimee Cho . . . 142

Alternates

a-Jenny Hahn . . . 143

Vanessa Brockett . . . 145

• • •

May 21 - The Woodlands, Texas

The Woodlands Country Club (Players Course), Par 72

Full scores

Katy Harris, a former LSU player now playing the Symetra Tour, was among three players to earn spots in the U.S. Women's Open. Canada's Jessica Shepley, who was 79th at last week's Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, matched Harris with a 36-hole 149 total. Former LPGA and Oklahoma State player Christi Cano earned the final spot. Harris missed the cut at the 2011 U.S. Women's Open. Cano, who will be playing in her third U.S. Women's Open, works as director of golf development for the Alamo Golf Trail in Texas. Four-time U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion Meghan Stasi (158) was among the players failing to qualify.

Qualifiers

Katy Harris . . . 149

Jessica Shepley . . . 149

Christi Cano . . . 151

Alternates

Cara Freeman . . . 152

Ai-Chen Kuo . . . 153

• • •

May 20 - Glendale, Ariz.

Arrowhead CC, Par 72

Oklahoma signee Alexandra Kaui took the lead at Arrowhead Country Club after shooting a 3-under 69 in the final round, leading fellow qualifier Elena Rovers by five strokes. Juniors Mikayla Harmon and Hannah O’Sullivan earned alternate spots after finishing at 147.

Full Scores

Qualifiers

a-Alexandra Kaui . . . 72-69–141

Elena Robles . . . 71-75–146

Alternates

a-Mikayla Harmon . . . 72-75–147

a-Hannah O’Sullivan . . . 73-74–147

• • •

May 20 – Daly City, Calif.

Lake Merced GC, Par 72

Full Scores

Oklahoma State signee Casie Cathrea took medalist honors after finishing as the only player under par. Amateurs Kathleen Scavo and Sara Banke finished in a tie for fifth, but Scavo cleaned up with a birdie on the first playoff hole and nabbed the second alternate position.

Qualifiers

a-Casie Cathrea . . . 69-71–140

Emily Childs . . . 71-73–144

a-Elizabeth Schultz . . . 74-73–147

Alternates

a-Hannah Suh . . . 75-75–150

a-Kathleen Scavo . . . 77-74–151

• • •

May 20 – Portland, Ore.

Waverley CC, Par 72

Full Scores

A pair of Washington Huskies led the pack at Waverly Country Club, with former member of the women’s golf team Karinn Dickinson and junior Kelli Bowers finishing atop the leaderboard at 2-over. The pair advanced past the sectional, with Allison Hanna and Maiya Tanaka, who participated on the Golf Channel’s Big Break Sandals Resort, finishing as alternates.

Qualifiers

a-Karinn Dickinson … 72-74–146

a-Kelli Bowers … 71-75–146

Alternates

Allison Hanna … 74-75–149

Maiya Tanaka … 75-75–150

• • •

May 20 - Honolulu, Hawaii

Waialae CC, Par 72

Mariel Galdiano, 14, qualified for her second U.S. Women’s Open. Galdiano, a Punahou School freshman who won the state high school championship earlier this month, missed the cut at the 2011 Open at The Broadmoor in Colorado. Galdiano turns 15 two days before the Open begins, June 27 at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Galdiano’s teammate Allisen Corpuz, also a freshman, is the second alternate after losing a playoff to JLPGA pro Yuka Kuriyama. Kuriyama, 34 and 13-year JLPGA veteran, made a 6-foot birdie on the first playoff hole for the first alternate spot. Among the players failing to advance were: Former LPGA player and 2006 U.S. Women's Amateur champion Kimberly Kim (75-74) and 2011 Hawaii high school champion Eimi Koga (75-75).

Qualifier

a-Mariel Galdiano . . . 72-73–145

Alternates

Yuka Kuriyama . . . 75-72–147

a-Allisen Corpuz . . . 74-73–147

• • •

May 15 - Beaumont, Calif.

Oak Valley GC, Par 72

UCLA senior Tiffany Lua and incoming USC freshman Gabriella Then shared medalist honors at Oak Valley CC. Lua, who sat out the fall portion of the season for UCLA, bounced back to have a good spring. Lua is ranked No. 10 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings. She will lead the lead the team next week at Women’s NCAA Championships. Then’s last tournament was the AJGA Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic, where she finished T-13, and her next tournament is the Thunderbird International Junior. This will be her third U.S. Women’s Open (2010 and ‘11). Stacey Keating of Austrailia also qualified. She won the 2013 Victoria Open in February.

Qualifiers

a-Tiffany Lua . . . 139

a-Gabriella Then . . . 139

Stacey Keating . . . 144

Alternates

a-Grace Na . . . 145

a-Eun-Jeong Seong . . . 145

• • •

May 14 – Wheaton, Ill.

Cantigny GC, Par 72

Full scores

Michigan State senior Caroline Powers finished at the top of the sectional qualifier in Wheaton, Ill, just three days after qualifying for the NCAA Championship with her team. Powers shot 1-under 143 to qualify for her first U.S. Women’s Open. Chelsea Harris of Normal, Ill., won a playoff against Ana Menendez, a junior at North Carolina State, for the second spot. Menendez will be the first alternate from this site, followed by Duke junior Alejandra Cangrejo.

Qualifiers

a-Caroline Powers . . . 143

Chelsea Harris . . . 145

Alternates

a-Ana Menendez . . . 145

a-Alejandra Cangrejo . . . 146

• • •

May 13 – Butler, Pa.

Butler (Pa.) CC, Par 70

Erica Herr, a 17-year-old Wake Forest commit from New Hope, Pa., took the top spot in the sectional qualifier at Butler Country Club. Herr finished one shot ahead of Ohio State senior Rachel Rohanna, who would have been the next alternate to get into the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open at Oakmont. Rohanna played the Women's Open at The Broadmoor the next year but missed the cut. Garrett Phillips, a former Augusta State and University of Georgia player who was runner-up at the first stage of LPGA Q-School, was the first alternate, followed by LPGA player Kathleen Ekey.

Qualifiers

a-Erica Herr . . . 152

Rachel Rohanna . . . 153

Alternates

Garrett Phillips . . . 156

Kathleen Ekey . . . 156

• • •

May 13 – Boylston, Mass.

Mount Pleassant CC, Par 72

Full scores

Becky Morgan of Wales was the sole qualifier at Mount Pleasant Country Club. Morgan is a U.S.-based player who competes mostly on the LPGA tour. Her best finish in the U.S. Women’s Open was a T-28 in 2006. Her best major finish was T-6 at the LPGA Championship in 2003. Former UCLA player and 2011 U.S. Solheim Cupper Ryann O’Toole was the first alternate, followed by Cindy Schreyer, a former NCAA individual champion while at Georgia.

Qualifier

Becky Morgan . . . 148

Alternates

Ryann O’Toole . . . 149

Cindy Schreyer . . . 150

• • •

May 13 – Atlanta

Druid Hills CC, Par 72

Full scores

Jane Park and Macarena Silva led all qualifiers at the sectional qualifier in Atlanta, and were two of eight pros to claim one of the available eight spots. Park, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has had four top 20s in LPGA events so far this season, including a T-6 at the Kia Classic. Chile’s Silva is a 2011 graduate of Florida State. Laura Diaz, recently named one of Meg Mallon’s assistant Solheim Cup captains, also qualified, as did LPGA rookie Austin Ernst, the 2011 NCAA individual champion. Ernst’s former Curtis Cup teammate Brooke Pancake, another rookie fresh out of Alabama, was the first alternate.

Qualifiers

Jane Park . . . 143

Macarena Silva . . . 143

Laura Diaz . . . 144

Austin Ernst . . . 145

Amelia Lewis . . . 145

Kristy McPherson . . . 146

Jennifer Rosales . . . 146

Kris Tamulis . . . 146

Alternates

Brooke Pancake . . . 147

Karen Stupples . . . 147

• • •

May 7 – Baltimore

The Elkridge Club, Par 71

Full scores

Christina Kim, a two-time LPGA winner and former Solheim Cupper, won the sectional qualifier at Elkridge Club with a 6-under 138 total. Fellow LPGA players Irene Cho and Thidapa Suwannapura came in one shot behind Kim at 139. In fact, 10 players from the Elkridge qualifier advance to the U.S. Women’s Open, and all 10 were professionals. Janice Moodie, a former European Solheim Cupper and captain of this year’s European Junior Solheim Cup team, was among the four players tied at 144.

Qualifiers

Christina Kim. . . 138

Irene Cho . . . 139

Thidapa Suwannapura . . . 139

Maude-Aimee Leblanc . . . 141

Taylore Karle . . . 142

Nicole Jeray . . . 143

Felicity Johnson . . . 143

Paz Echeverria . . . 144

Tiffany Joh . . . 144

Janice Moodie . . . 144

Stephanie Sherlock . . . 144

Alternates

Jiyoung Oh . . . 145

Danah Bordner . . . 145

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