12 Aug '17, 8pm

Albane Valenzuela, Sophia Schubert to square off for U.S. Women's Amateur title

Albane Valenzuela, 19, of Switzerland, will face Sophia Schubert, 21, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., in Sunday’s 36-hole championship match of the 117th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship being conducted at San Diego Country Club. Valenzuela, a rising sophomore at Stanford University, defeated UCLA rising junior Lilia Kha-Tu Vu, 19, of Fountain Valley, Calif., 3 and 2, in Saturday’s first semifinal match. Schubert, a rising senior at the University of Texas, eliminated 13-year-old Chia Yen Wu, of Chinese Taipei, 2 up, in the second semifinal match. Valenzuela would become the first player from Switzerland to win a USGA championship and the first Stanford golfer to hoist the Robert Cox Trophy since Joanne Pacillo in 1983. Anne Quast Sander, another Stanford graduate, won three titles (1958, 1961 and 1963). “I’m really excited,” said Valenzuela, who has her brother Alexis serving as he...

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