Levonowich Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas women’s golfer Minami Levonowich shot a 1-under 71 at Drumm Farm Golf Club in Independence, Missouri, on May 27 to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links (WAPL) Championship.
Having competed in the NCAA Championship for KU the week prior (May 20-23), Levonowich, a junior from Hilton Head, South Carolina, led the 17-golfer field with the top three individual finishers advancing to the 39th WAPL Championship at The Home Course in DuPont, Washington, July 14-19. Levonowich outdistanced runner-up Laura Kraft (Jamestown, North Dakota) who shot an even-par 72. Taylor Black of Warrensburg, Missouri, also qualified with a 75 (+3).
Levonowich will be one of 156 golfers competing at the WAPL Championship. Following two rounds of stroke-play qualifying, July 14-15, the field will be cut to 64 golfers with the lowest scores for match play. Then, there will be six match-play rounds with the final match being contested over 36 holes.
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