June 18, 2012
UCLA's threesome of golfers completed the first round at the 36th U.S. Women's Amateur Publinks Monday at Neshanic Valley GC in New Jersey.
Lopez, who recorded four birdies and four pars in the first round, posted an even par 72 and was tied for 26th place. She played the par 5s in two-under par.
Gulugian recorded two birdies and three bogeys in a one-over par round of 73 that put her in a tie for 36th. She played the par 3s in one-under.
Lua, who eight days ago played for the U.S. in the Curtis Cup in Scotland, managed a 74 (+2) on a card that featured one birdie and three bogeys. She is playing in her eighth USWAPL after reaching the semifinals in 2008 and 2011.
The second round of stroke play continues Tuesday.
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