June 3, 2011
Six future, current and former UCLA women's golfers have qualified for the 2011 U.S. Women's Open at The Broadmoor East Club, July 5-7 in Colorado Springs, CO.
On May 31, junior Stephanie Kono, sophomore Tiffany Lua and incoming freshman Erynne Lee each qualified at the Industry Hills Eisenhower Course. Kono placed second with a score of 143 (+1), Lee finished third at 144 (+2) and Lua shot 147 (+5) to earn a spot as an alternate.
Professionals Jane Park and Ryann O'Toole both qualified at other sites. O'Toole, a 2009 UCLA graduate, won her qualifying rounds in Daly City at the Lake Merced Golf Club with a 36-hole total of 149 (+5) on May 23. Park tied for third at The Oaks Club in Osprey, FL on May 16 with a score of 144 (E).
Finally, LPGA professional Maria Jose Uribe is exempt for the championship because of her standing on the 2010 LPGA official money list.
For complete results and information regarding the championship, click here.