For the third time in its six-year history, the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball will be played in Florida. The 2020 tournament will take place at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., on April 25-29.
Qualifying is ongoing for the two-woman team event and will continue well into the spring. The field will be formed in part by qualifiers from 30 sites around the country.
Highlights from qualifying include:
Leigh Chien and Jennifer Cai
Five teams advanced from the Murrieta, Calif. qualifier, led by the Irvine teenage duo of Jennifer Cai and Leigh Chien with a 2-under 70 at Bear Creek Golf Club. The final two teams advanced through a 3-for-2 playoff.
Qualifiers: Jennifer Cai (Irvine, Calif.) & Leigh Chien (Irvine, Calif.) 70, Vanessa Ho (San Diego, Calif.) & Karen Tsuru (Carlsbad, Calif.) 71, Cameron Lee (Tustin, Calif.) & Sabrina Li (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) 72, Anna Davis (Spring Valley, Calif.) & Lucy Yuan (San Diego, Calif.) 73, Lauren Gomez (San Diego, Calif.) & Olivia Yun (Carlsbad, Calif.) 73
Congratulations to St. Mary's student, Leigh Chien in Grade 8 for qualifying and we wish you the best of luck!