BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, shot a 2-under 69 on Tuesday to finish first in stroke-play qualifying at the Women’s U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
Woods, who won the Atlantic Coast Conference individual championship as a junior for Wake Forest last month, finished 36 holes at minus 1, the only player in the field of 155 to break par. She will be the top seed when match play begins Wednesday.
Emile Burger of Hoschton, Ga., finished second at plus-3 145 after shooting a 69 on Tuesday.
First-round leader Kelsey Vines of San Antonio, Texas, followed up her 71 with a 78 to finish at plus 7, tied for eighth.