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Texans at U.S. Women's Amateur

The best women amateur golfers in the world are in San Diego this week playing in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.  Texas is among the best represnted states with 12 Texans in the starting field and eight making the cut into match play.
  • Lindsey McCurdy, Liberty Hill
  • Kristen Gillman, Austin
  • Cheyenne Knight, Aledo
  • Hailey Jones, Dallas
  • Gurlene Kaur, Houston
  • Hailee Cooper, Montgomery
  • Julie Houston, Allen
  • Erin Fahey, Austin
  • Annika Clark, Highlands
  • Maggie Beth Byers, San Antonio
  • Hanna Alberto, Kingwood
  • Julia Gregg, Farers Branch
In an interesting twist, of the eight Texans in today's Round of 64, four of them play each other!  Knight and Kaur play in the 11:10 match and Gillman and Cooper face off at 12:20.  

Stay up to date and follow full championship coverage  HERE.

Texans have a long history of success at the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.  Five Texans have claimed the title a total of seven times.  In addition to Kristen Gillman who continues her effort this week to add a match to her 2014 title, Betty Jameson, "Babe" Didrickson Zaharias, Mary Lou Dill and recent Texas Golf Hall of Fame inductee Kelli Kuehne have brought the national championship to Texas.

To all of the great players in the Championship, Texas wishes you good luck and good golf.  To the Texans in the field, we wish for an especially good week for y'all.
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