University of Missouri golfer Alina Rogers was among the three golfers who qualified Tuesday at Staley Farms Golf Club for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship.
All three golfers advanced with a score of 4-over par 76 in a field that consisted of 24 players. The U.S. Women’s Amateur will be held Aug. 4-10 in Glen Cove, N.Y.
Rogers finished with four bogeys at the qualifying round Tuesday. She said she will head back to Columbia to practice in preparation for the U.S. Women’s Amateur. This is her first time qualifying for the tournament.
“I just hit a lot of fairways and greens and made a lot of 2-putts,” Rogers said after her round. “It was a solid round overall.”
Rogers, 22, is from Ontario, Canada and is a senior-to-be at Missouri. She participated in the Southeastern Conference Championship in April as the Missouri women’s team finished in 10th place.
Jordy Labarbera, 18, of Allen, Texas, and Kristen Gillman, 16, of Austin, Texas, will join Rogers in New York.
“I hit the ball really well throughout the round, I had a few bad putts but after that I just hit fairways and greens and 2-putts,” said Gillman, who will participate in the USGA Girls’ Junior Championship and the girls’ Junior PGA Championship before the U.S. Women’s Amateur.
Labarbera started off with a bogey on the first hole, the first of five bogeys on the day. She double-bogeyed No. 17, but a birdie on No. 2 and an eagle on No. 8 solidified her position.
U.S. AMATEUR PUBLIC LINKS: Chase Hanna of Leawood and Michael Greene of Overland Park missed the cut after two rounds in Newton, Kan.
Hanna shot a 73 Tuesday and ended at 151, and Greene shot a 76 for a 153 total.
U.S. MEN’S AMATEUR QUALIFYING: Incoming Kansas freshman Daniel Hudson and KU redshirt freshman Brock Drogosch have qualified for next month’s U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club.