Joh Climbs the Leaderboard at U.S. Women's Amateur

Aug. 8, 2006

Sophomore Tiffany Joh climbed the leaderboard Tuesday at the 106th U.S. Women's Amateur, hosted by Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, Witch Hollow Course, in North Plains, Ore.

Joh tied for second place after the 36-hole stroke play portion of the tournament. She fired a second-round 68 (-3), two strokes behind medalist Paige MacKenzie who placed first at 139 (-3). The 19 year-old U.S. Women's Amateur Publinks champion birdied three holes, including the par-5 18th, on the back nine en route to a 32 (-3) inward score.

UCLA's Jane Park played her morning round in two-under par 70 and tied for fourth at 142 (E). Senior Hannah Jun tied for 39th at 148 (+6) after carding a 73 (+1) in the second round. Incoming freshman Sydnee Michaels tied for 47th at 149 (+7) after signing for a 76 (+5).

Only sophomore Ryann O'Toole failed to make the cut. She posted a 78 (+7) in the second round and tied for 67th at 152 (+10).

The top 64 players advance to match play beginning Wednesday.

For complete results click here.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Monday, Feb 08
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 09
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
T-5th (+26, 878)
Sunday, Feb 21 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 22 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Tuesday, Feb 23 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 29 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Tuesday, Mar 01 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Monday, Mar 21 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Tuesday, Mar 22 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Wednesday, Mar 23 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Sunday, Apr 03 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Friday, Apr 08 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Saturday, Apr 09 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Apr 10 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Monday, Apr 18 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Tuesday, Apr 19 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Thursday, May 05 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
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