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Amateurs Shine at ANA Inspiration – Zhang Sets Am Record

September 13, 2020 by Brayden Conover of AmateurGolf.com Amateur golfers are no longer just fun storylines at major women’s championships. A record-tying five amateurs made the cut at the ANA Inspiration, led by the 2020 U.S. Women’s Amateur champion Rose Zhang and 2019 champion Gabriela Ruffels. The duo finished on the second page of the […]

 

Rose Zhang Earns Record-Breaking Low-Am Honors at ANA Inspiration

September 13, 2020 By LPGA Communications If Rose Zhang thought 2020 couldn’t get any better for her, she proved herself wrong today. A month after winning the 2020 U.S. Women’s Amateur, Zhang earned low-amateur honors at the ANA Inspiration after finishing in a tie for 11th at -8, thanks in part to birdies on her […]

 

Zhang, Ruffles Continue to Impress at ANA Inspiration

September 12, 2020 – Written By:LPGA Communications Amateurs Rose Zhang and Gabriela Ruffels are certainly making the most of their exemptions into the 2020 ANA Inspiration. Zhang, who won last month’s U.S. Women’s Amateur over Ruffels, holed out from 150 yards for eagle at the par-4 fourth on Saturday and heads to the final round […]

 

U.S. Women’s Amateur champ Rose Zhang trails by 4 at the ANA Inspiration

By Beth Ann Nichols | September 12, 2020, 6:36 pm Rose Zhang’s Saturday started out fairly slow. She wasn’t hitting the ball exactly where she wanted to, that is, until the fourth hole. “I had 150 left and I didn’t even see it go in,” said Zhang of her hole-out on the par 4 for […]

 

Rose Zhang follows up Women’s Amateur title while hitting an AJGA trifecta

By Julie Williams | August 22, 2020 9:00 am, When the golf is good, it’s good, and Rose Zhang’s game is strong right now. The 17-year-old backed up the U.S. Women’s Amateur title she won barely two weeks ago with another major accolade on Friday, winning the AJGA Rolex Girls’ Invitational. As the story goes, […]

 

How the U.S. Women’s Am champ defied her coach’s orders to win

Rose Zhang defeated Gabriela Ruffles in 38 holes to claim the title. USGA – Golf.com Article BY: ZEPHYR MELTON AUGUST 12, 2020 A week before the U.S. Women’s Amateur, Rose Zhang wasn’t even sure she would be able to tee it up in the event. A lingering wrist injury, the result of marathon practice sessions […]

 

Zhang maintains lead in the Rolex Girls Junior Championship after second round

By AJGA Staff, August 19, 2020, CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Rose Zhang of Irvine, California, maintains her lead after the second round of the Rolex Girls Junior Championship with a second-round score of 10-under-par 134. Zhang had a bogey on the first hole, but rallied on the back nine with three birdies and no bogeys […]

 

COACH OF THE MONTH: GEORGE PINNELL

Name:George Pinnell TrackMan User since:2008 When and why did you start playing golf?In college, I played basketball and baseball.  We couldn’t go home for the holidays because of our practice schedules.  When we had a day off, Dwight Linnemeyer and I would go to the golf club and play golf.  We were both good athletes, […]

 

Rivera, Zhang compete at The Junior Open Championship

  The Junior Open Championship Live Scoring AJGA members Rose Zhang of Irvine, California, and Jackson Rivera of Rancho Santa Fe, California, are representing the United States at the biennial The Junior Open Championship on the Eden Course at St. Andrews in Scotland July 16-18. Zhang and Rivera are joined by 20 other AJGA members […]

 

Kendra Lee and Maddy Kwei Win On SCPGA Tour

Kendra Lee, a junior, at Pacific Academy, Irvine, CA., won the Harry Pressler Memorial at Industry Hills on the Babe Zaharias Golf Course.  Kendra, shot a 75, in the 18 hole event on the difficult Babe course.  Kendra was happy with her overall performance, but said, “my green in regulation’s (GIR) were pretty good, but […]