NW players off to U.S. Amateur

Updated: August 2, 2019

Rino Sasaki of Japan shot 6-under-par 66 to earn medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Amateur Sectional qualifying held at The Home Course.

Along with Sasaki, the other four players to earn the available spots at this qualifier are Emily Baumgart of Walla Walla, Wash., who shot 3-under 69; Ellen Secor of Portland, Ore. and Therese Warner of Kennewick, Wash., each shooting 1-under 71; and Ziyi Wang of China, who survived a 3-person player to claim the final spot. These five players will now advance to compete in the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur, to be held August 5-11 at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss.