Jayhawks' Costner falls in first round of U.S. Women's Amateur

Aug. 9, 2007

CARMEL, Ind. – Kansas golfer, Amanda Costner fell to her seventh-seeded opponent, 7 and 6, in the first round of match play today at the 2007 U.S. Women’s Golf Amateur at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind.

After carding a six-over score of 150 in the qualifying 36-hole round, Costner entered today’s match as the 58th seed against the Fairfax, Va. native, Jenny Suh. After completing the 12th hole, Suh advanced to a 7-up lead over the Edmond, Okla. native to end Wednesday’s first round match play.

The Women’s Amateur is conducted with 36 holes of stroke-play qualifying. The 64 low-scorers then advance to match play, with the champion determined by a 36-hole match-play final.