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It was at the finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt contest at Augusta National, and Kaymer was on the range when an year-old Ganne hit her first drive. Six years later, with much higher stakes, Ganne is a year-old amateur and is playing with aplomb on a similar stage. By nightfall, she had been passed by two players — Yuka Saso of the Philippines, who shot a four-under-par 67 for a hole score of six under, and Lee Jeong-eun, who also shot a 67 and was five under for the tournament.
Ganne, a high school junior from Holmdel, N. Ganne birdied her penultimate hole, No. She returned to the course Friday less than 12 hours after she ed her opening-round scorecard and spoke about her performance as if her audience was a passel of Holmdel High friends and not a media cluster.
The U. After gaining acclaim for their youth, none survived the cut. The tournament is, in theory, the most accessible of majors. Ganne secured her spot on the second playoff hole of her qualifier. It speaks to the vagaries of golf that a teenager who was on the verge of elimination in qualifying can rise to the top of the leaderboard through two rounds.
The last amateur to lead after a round in the U. Her mother, Sudha, is an endocrinologist, and her younger sister, Sirina, 13, is an eighth grader who also plays golf. She awoke Friday to more messages from family members in India. Ganne seems fine with the attention, but then, she always has gravitated to the spotlight.
She has appeared in school plays, once as the Queen of Hearts after auditioning for the lead role of Alice in Wonderland. But Ganne draws a line at social media.
That kind of attention, she has decided, is unnecessary. Negativity that has been heaped on some of her friends on Twitter has soured Ganne on the platform.
After her Thursday round, Ganne was interviewed by year-old twins, Amelia and Adinah Dellegencia, who are student journalists. She should be on social media. Golf At U.To the girl who amature women me up
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55th California Women's Amateur Championship