Park Tied For 54th at 113th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship
Aug. 5, 2013
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Long Beach State junior Chaewon Park carded a 5-over-par 76 in the opening round of the 113th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, tying for 54th place at the Country Club of Charleston.
Park is among 156 amateur players competing in the seven-day event that begins with stroke play on the first two days of the tournament. The top 64 players advances to the five-day match play competition that begins on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Park started her round on Monday afternoon on the back-nine, parring the par-4 10th. The Torrance, Calif. native picked up her first of two bogeys on the next hole to go 1-over through her next six holes. She would post her only birdie of the day on the par-3 17th to get back to an even-71. Park recorded two consecutive double-bogeys on the 18th and 1st holes before collecting six consecutive pars. She would close out her round with a bogey and a par to finish at 5-over.
Final round of stroke play concludes on Tuesday, with Park scheduled to tee off at 5:40 a.m. (PST) from the first tee.