Three More Advance at Quail Valley
Mathilda Cappeliez, Emily Penttila, and Karlin Beck all advanced to the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. The sectional qualifying event was conducted by the Florida State Golf Association at Quail Valley Golf Club, in Vero Beach, on May 30.
Mathilda Cappeliez, of France, earned medalist honors after rounds of 68-70--138. After a solid first round of four-under par 68, Cappeliez would continue her steady play to earn her first berth into the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. Cappeliez is currently ranked 72nd in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
Emily Penttila, of Finland, earned her first trip to the U.S. Women’s Open after her rounds of 71-70, for a tournament total of three-under par 141. Penttila is currently a sophomore at Tulane University where she carries a 72.5 stroke average and is ranked 112th is the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
Karlin Beck, of Montgomery, AL, was the lone Professional to advance to the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. Beck also posted a three-under par tournament total after rounds of 72-69 to earn her first trip to the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. Beck currently plays on the LPGA Tour and was a graduate of Auburn University. Isabelle Lendl, of Goshen, CT, was the first alternate, and Jessica Alexander, of Riverview, was the second alternate.
The United States Women’s Open Championship will be conducted at Pinehurst Resort & C.C., in Village of Pinehurst, N.C. on June 19-22.