29 Jul '17, 11pm

The No. 35 seed, Erica Shepherd made her way to the final of the #USGirlsJunior and came out a champion.

The 18th hole at Boone Valley Golf Club is called “Waterloo,” but for Erica Shepherd, it was the par-3 16th hole that had given her fits in the 69th U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship. How satisfying then that the hole she had double-bogeyed in stroke play and struggled with all week in matches would prove to be the spot where she sealed victory in the 2017 U.S. Girls’ Junior, a championship that had been won by her friend and mentor Leigh Anne Hardin Creavy 19 years earlier. When Shepherd tapped in a short par putt after a solid 5-iron tee shot on the 194-yard hole, her 3-and-2 victory over 16th-seeded Jennifer Chang, of Cary, N.C., was complete. And so was a quest of sorts. “Ever since I was little, I’ve always told everyone when making my goals, this is the goal that I have to accomplish,” said Shepherd, 16, of Greenwood, Ind., the No. 35 match-play seed whose middle name ...

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