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Nguyen leads Women’s Amateur; Jacobs leads Mid-Amateur after round one of stroke-play qualifying

Gleneden Beach, Ore. – Lauryn Nguyen of Seattle, Wash. leads the 120th PNGA Women’s Amateur Championship after the first-round of stroke-play qualifying; while defending champion Amanda Jacobs of Portland, Ore. leads the 20th PNGA Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

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Women’s Amateur:

Women’s Mid-Amateur:

In the Women’s Amateur, Nguyen fired an opening round 2-under 69 to take a one shot lead over Angela Arora of Surrey, B.C. Nguyen and Arora are the only two players that are under par after round one.

Jacobs opened with a 5-over 76 to lead the Women’s Mid-Amateur by one shot over Gretchen Johnson of Portland, Ore. and Jacqueline Bendrick of Mercer Island, Wash.

Each championship begins with 36 holes of stroke-play qualifying on July 11-12, followed by 18-hole single-elimination match play.

The PNGA Women’s Amateur and Mid-Amateur are two of 11 major, regional, amateur championships for men, women, juniors, and seniors conducted annually by the PNGA throughout the Northwest.