Tiffany Joh to Compete at Kraft Nabisco Championship

April 1, 2009

UCLA senior Tiffany Joh will join four other esteemed amateurs playing in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA's first major of the season. The tournament runs Apr. 2-5 at the Mission Hills Country Club in Palm Springs, Calif.

Joh, 22, has won a pair of U.S. Women's Amateur Publinks titles during her collegiate career. A three-time All-American, she earned Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2008. Last season she also played on the victorious U.S. Curtis Cup team and was a member of the U.S. World Amateur Team. In 2007, she won the Pac-10 Championship and in 2006, she was voted Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year. She has won two tournament titles as a collegian.

In addition, Joh has earned a spot on the UCLA Director's Honor Roll 10 times during her academic career, and boasts a 3.4 cumulative grade point average. She has earned All-Pac-10 Academic Team honors in each of the last two years.

Joh will be joined by Duke senior Amanda Blumenherst, Arizona State's Azahara Munoz, Auburn junior Candace Schepperle and 14 year-old Alexis Thompson, the reigning U.S. Girls Junior champion.

Mission Hills will play to a par of 72 over 6,673 yards.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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