Juliana Hung survived a nervous wait at the final qualifying event played at the Royal Auckland Golf Club before gaining confirmation that she had earned a spot in this week’s MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open to become two of sixteen Kiwis playing this week. Hung who has been in good form played steady golf signing for a one over par round of 73 to secure one of the six spots available for the final field.
Hung will be joined by Amelia Garvey who earned her spot in the field through NZ Golf. Both players will be looking forward to playing the event and will use previous experience gained from playing in this event when it was held at Clearwater Golf Club.
FULL LIST OF KIWI PLAYERS ENTERED
There is practice on Tuesday, the Pro-Am presented by RSM on Wednesday with the tournament proper from Thursday until Sunday, with a cut to the best 70 players plus ties to play the weekend.
Final qualifying scores(all amateur unless denoted ‘P’):
70 Selin Hyun (South Korea)
72 Tamara Johns (P, Australia)
73 Brooke Baker (United States), Hannah Park (Australia), Juliana Hung (Russley), Brittney Dryland (Titirangi)
74 Tara Raj (Wanganui)
75 Focus Jonglikit (Riverside), Grace Lennon (Australia)
76 Vivian Lu (Royal Auckland and Grange), Yin Ruoning (China), Caryn Khoo (Pakuranga), Carmen Lim (Windross Farm Golf Course), Eun Kyung Lee (South Korea)
77 Katelyn Must (Australia), Jessica Huang (Pakuranga), Miree Jung (Titirangi), Soo Jin Lee (Australia), Liu Wenbo (China), Zhang Yue (China)
78 Siyi Keh (Pakuranga)
79 Anna An (Muriwai), Hitomi Tamura (Riverside)
80 Chizuru Ueda (Australia), Michelle Lee (Takapuna-Thomas Park), Fiona Xu (Pakuranga)
81 Gennai Goodwin (Australia), Yeonsoo Son (North Shore), Subin Wui (Pupuke), Liu Yiyi (China), Amy Walsh (Australia)
82 Joanna Kim (Windross Farm Golf Course), Darae Chung (Shandon), Stephanie Grant (Remuera), Silvia Brunotti (North Shore)
83 Yoonjeong Huh (Gulf Harbour Country Club), Hillary O'Connor (Pegasus), Grace Senior (Wairakei International Golf Course)
85 Priscilla Eujin Kang (North Shore), Ellie Baek (Pakuranga), Anni Guo (China), Brianna Maynard (Aviation Country Club of NZ), Erika Cui (Boulcott's Farm Heritage)
86 Jessica Green (North Shore), Cheayeon Lee (Pupuke), Danika Lee (Takapuna-Thomas Park)
87 Zoann Huang (St. Andrews of Hamilton (Hamilton)), Emily Stenhouse (Marlborough)
99 Yejoon Yoon (Gulf Harbour Country Club)