Giangrosso Qualifies for U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship
May 23, 2007
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
For the third-consecutive year, Kansas junior Annie Giangrosso has qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship. The Overland Park, Kan., native fired a 71 at the Overland Park Golf Course to win the qualifying invitation.
Giangrosso will now head to Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington, Ky., to compete in the Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship. Last year, Giangrosso fired a two-round 153 to finish tied for 49th place. In match play, Giangrosso was defeated 3 and 1 by Maria Jose Uribe of Columbia.
The U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship began in 1977 at Yahara Hills Golf Club in Madison, Wis. The WAPL is open to female golfers who have been bona fide public-course players since Jan. 1 of the current championship year. The competition is open to any bona fide public-course player whose USGA Handicap Index does not exceed 18.4. The WAPL is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.
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