Stockbridge, Ga. - Gardner-Webb
rising senior Lauren Smith (Powder Springs, Ga.) carded a round of 73, +1, on
Monday at the U.S. Women's Amateur Qualifier at the Eagle's Landing Country
Club in Stockbridge, Ga. to earn an automatic berth into this year's U.S. Women's
73, +1 over par, placed her in a three-way tie for third overall, was one of
five lady golfers to earn an automatic spot outright, as the final four spots
came down to a playoff among five players who shot a 74, +2 over par.
Eagle's Landing Country Club played to 6,462
yards and a par 72.
The 112th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship will be held at The
Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio, August 6-12, 2012. Entries were open to
female amateurs with a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 5.4 The U.S.
Women's Amateur is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the
United States Golf Association.