14 Aug '17, 12am

She didn't begin the #USWomensAm a household name, but Sophia Schubert is now a part of golf history.

“It definitely gives me a lot of confidence,” said Schubert, whose victory will go a long way toward earning a spot on the 2018 USA Curtis Cup Team captained by Virginia Derby Grimes, who watched the championship match. “I've always wanted to go pro, but this really did it for me. Now I'm going to remain an amateur just to play in these events that I'm exempt in, and I think that'll be an incredible experience for me. “I would love to play in the Curtis Cup, yes, and I hope this helps.” The U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship is open to female amateur golfers with a Handicap Index® not exceeding 5.4. It consists of 36 holes of stroke play followed by six rounds of match play to determine the champion. Schubert joins Kelli Kuehne (1995, 1996) and Michiko Hattori as Texas Longhorns to have won the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Kuehne and Murphy were texting daily about Schubert’s prog...

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