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Golf: Annie Park reaches U.S. Am quarterfinals

Published August 8, 2013 7:29 pm

Golf • 17-year-old NCAA champ wins two rounds Thursday.
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Charleston, S.C. • NCAA champion Annie Park won two matches Thursday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament.

The 17-year-old Park, the Levittown, N.Y., player coming off her freshman season at Southern California, beat Brittany Fan 2 and 1 in the morning in the second round, and edged Kelly Shon of Port Washington, N.Y., 1 up in the third round at the Country Club of Charleston.

Park will face Yueer Cindy Feng of Orlando, Fla. Feng beat Casie Cathrea of Livermore, Calif., 1 up.

In the other upper-bracket quarterfinal, U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links winner Lauren Diaz-Yi of Thousand Oaks, Calif., will play Doris Chen of Taiwan.