Dec. 21, 2011
Far Hills, N.J. - Junior Tiffany Lua has been selected as one of five players to represent the United States at the 2012 Curtis Cup, as announced by the USGA today.
Lua, a junior, compiled a 1-2-0 record in the 2010 Curtis Cup Match. She also helped UCLA capture the 2011 NCAA Women's Golf Championship and was a semifinalist at the 2011 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship. She currently is second on the UCLA team in scoring average at 71.6, and has three top 10 finishes in four tournaments this season. Lua will join Amy Anderson from North Dakota State, Lindy Duncan from Duke, Austin Ernst from LSU and Brook Pancake from Alabama on the squad.
Three additional players will be named to complete the eight-member Team in January.
The Curtis Cup Match is a biennial international women's amateur golf competition between eight-player teams from the United States and Great Britain and Ireland. The USA won the 2010 Match at Essex County Club in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass., 12.5-7.5. The 2012 Curtis Cup Match will be conducted from June 8-10 at The Nairn Golf Club in Scotland.