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
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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS