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
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS