U.S. Women's Open: Here's who has qualified for Charleston out of sectionals so far

U.S. Women's Open: Here's who has qualified for Charleston out of sectionals so far

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U.S. Women's Open: Here's who has qualified for Charleston out of sectionals so far

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Jennifer Kupcho and Maria Fassi will make their professional debuts at the U.S. Women’s Open.

The two Augusta National Women’s Amateur stars medaled at their respective qualifying sites on Monday afternoon.

They join Stanford junior Andrea Lee, who is headed to her second U.S. Women’s Open, after she survived 36 holes and a final playoff hole the next morning last week in sectional qualifying in California.

The 74th U.S. Women’s Open will be played at the Country Club of Charleston in South Carolina beginning May 30.

Sectional qualifying continues through May 8.

Here’s a look at the others to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open out of sectionals so far:

Richardson, Texas

Canyon Creek Country Club

Texas sophomore Kaitlyn Papp, the 2018 Big 12 Player of the Year, took medalist honors with a 2-under 140, beating Amy Ruengmateekhun by one shot. Both players secured berths May 2.

Springfield, Va.

Springfield Golf and Country Club

Amanda Hollandsworth of Virginia Tech won the qualifier April 30 by shooting 1-under 141. Karoline Stormo, a junior at Kent State, also earned a spot in Charleston with a 1-over 144.

Ocala, Fla.

Country Club of Ocala

Maria Fassi, the runner-up at ANWA, came out hot with an opening 7-under 65 and followed it up with a 74 to finish the day at 5-under 139, five shots clear of the field. Florida’s Sierra Brooks claimed the second spot in a playoff April 29.

Greensboro, N.C.

Starmount Forest Country Club

Jennifer Kupcho, the winner of the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur, finished 3-under 141 on April 29 to gain entry to the U.S. Women’s Open. Duke’s Gina Kim took the second spot by winning a playoff.

Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club

Jennifer Chang, a sophomore for the USC Trojans, won medalist honors with a 1-under 143, beating USC teammate Gabriela Ruffels by one shot April 29. Chang qualified for her second straight U.S. Women’s Open.

Pleasant Hill, Calif.

Contra Costa Country Club

TCU freshman Sabrina Iqbal, who is from San Jose, won medalist honors at 3-under 141. Ty Akabane, who is headed to UCLA, earned the second spot with a 142.

City of Industry, Calif.

Industry Hills Golf Club

Stanford junior Andrea Lee is headed to her second U.S. Women’s Open after she survived 36 holes and a final playoff hole the next morning.  Suzuka Yamaguchi claimed the second spot.

Woodburn, Ore.

OGA Golf Course

Amateur Naomi Ko, who recently finished her senior season at North Carolina State, won medalist honors with a 70-71-141, the only player to finish both rounds under par. Amateur Auston Kim of Saint Augustine, Fla., won a playoff to earn the second spot on April 25.

Monroe Township, N.J.

Forsgate Country Club

Megha Ganne, a freshman in high school from Holmdel, N.J., shot even-par 70-72-142 on April 23 to win by one shot. She beat a field of 40 players to claim the lone spot.

Incheon, Korea

Jiyu Jung

Dasom Ma (a)

Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Eri Okayama

Yuri Yoshida (a)

Haruka Amamoto

Nanako Ueno (a)

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