16-year-old South Korean golfer wins top U.S. amateur competition

16-year-old South Korean golfer wins top U.S.   amateur competition

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) -- A 16-year-old South Korean made history by winning the top amateur golf tournament in the United States.

Seong Eun-jeong, a golfer from Younpa Girls' High School in Seoul, won the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pennsylvania, on Sunday (local time). In the 36-hole championship match play final, she collected a 1-up victory over Virginia Elena Carta of Italy. It was the first all-international final since 1910.
With the win, Seong became the first player in the history to win both the U.S. Women's Amateur and the U.S. Girls' Junior in the same year. She claimed her second straight U.S. Girls' Junior title last month in New Jersey.

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SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) -- A 16-year-old South Korean made history by winning the top amateur golf tournament in the United States.


Seong Eun-jeong, a golfer from Younpa Girls' High School in Seoul, won the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pennsylvania, on Sunday (local time). In the 36-hole championship match play final, she collected a 1-up victory over Virginia Elena Carta of Italy. It was the first all-international final since 1910.
With the win, Seong became the first player in the history to win both the U.S. Women's Amateur and the U.S. Girls' Junior in the same year. She claimed her second straight U.S. Girls' Junior title last month in New Jersey.


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