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Great Britain & Ireland wins Curtis Cup
For the first time since 1996, Great Britain & Ireland defeated the United States on Sunday to capture the Curtis Cup. The GB&I team took five out of... more>>
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U.S. Girls' Junior Format
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The U.S. Girls' Junior Championship is open to female amateur players who will have not reached their 18th birthday on or before July 21, and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 18.4.

FORMAT: Two days worth of 36-hole, qualifying stroke-play will be contested on Monday, July 16th and Tuesday, July 17th. The field will then be reduced to the lowest 64 players, who advance to match play.

The first round of matches will be held on Wednesday, July 18th, while the second and third round matches will be contested on Thursday, July 19th. Quarterfinal and semifinal matches will be held on Friday, July 20th with the championship match being contested on Saturday, July 21st. All matches will be 18 holes except the championship match, which will be 36 holes.

CHAMPION REWARDS: A gold medal, and custody of the Glenna Collett Vare Trophy for the ensuing year. The runner-up receives a silver medal; the other semifinalists receive bronze medals. The qualifying medalist receives a bronze medal. The winner also receives an exemption from sectional qualifying for future U.S. Girls' Juniors, if otherwise eligible; an exemption from sectional qualifying for the next two U.S. Women's Amateurs; an exemption from local qualifying for the next five U.S. Women's Opens; an exemption from sectional qualifying for the next U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links, if otherwise eligible.

HISTORY: The U.S. Girls' Junior Championship was established in 1949, one year after the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The inaugural Girls' Junior drew a starting field of 28 girls from 17 states, although 10 of the players were from the Philadelphia area. The first champion, Marlene Bauer, 15, came all the way from Los Angeles to win her first national golf title. The championship has also helped launch the careers of such outstanding players as Mickey Wright, JoAnne Gunderson Carner, Nancy Lopez, Amy Alcott and Hollis Stacy. Stacy's record of three consecutive Girls' Junior Championships, from 1969 to 1971, is among the most remarkable accomplishments in USGA history. While victory in the U.S. Girls' Junior by no means guarantees a successful career in women's golf, Girls' Junior champions have won the Women's Amateur 11 times and the Women's Open 11 times. In addition, 15 Girls' Junior champions have gone on to represent the United States of America on the Curtis Cup team. The USGA received 1,070 entries for the 2012 championship, the third consecutive year that entries surpassed 1,000. A record 1,086 entries were accepted in 2011.

TROPHY: The U.S. Girls' Junior Chamionship Trophy was presented in 1949 by Glenna Collett Vare, who won a record six U.S. Women's Amateur Championships between 1925 and 1935. It is named "The Glenna Collett Vare Trophy" in her honor.
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New York cruises to MST title
Michael Miller posted a 3-under 68 on Friday to lead the team from New York to the title at the USGA Men's State Team Championship. Max Buckley had... more>>
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Simpson rallies to win U.S. Open
For the fifth time, The Olympic Club produced a surprise U.S. Open champion. Webb Simpson carded his second straight 2-under 68 on Sunday to come from... more>>
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Shim wins U.S. Junior championship
Andy Hyeon Bo Shim defeated Jim Liu 4 & 3 to win the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Golf Club of New England. Shim, the 43rd seeded... more>>
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Korea repeats at Women's World Am
Korea needed just a 2-under 142 on Sunday to retain the title at the Women's World Amateur Team Championship. Korea finished the tournament at... more>>
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Kim downs Ramsey to win
Kyung Kim carded 10 birdies in 34 holes as she beat Ashlan Ramsey 4 & 2 in Saturday's final of the U.S. Women's Public Links Championship... more>>
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Ko downs Green to win Women's Am
Lydia Ko never trailed Sunday and hung on to beat Jaye Marie Green, 3 & 1, in the final of the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. The final match was... more>>
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Simson wins U.S. Senior Am
Paul Simson defeated Curtis Skinner on Thursday to win his second USGA Senior Amateur Championship. Simson, who was also the 2010 champion... more>>
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Na Yeon Choi wins by 4
For a good part of her back nine Sunday, Na Yeon Choi's chances of winning the U.S. Women's Open were hanging in the balance. Or, more accurately... more>>
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Fox completes stunning comeback
Steven Fox birdied the first extra hole Sunday to defeat Michael Weaver and complete an amazing comeback victory at the U.S. Amateur Championship... more>>
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U.S. wins World Am with record score
The United States set a 54-hole scoring mark to win the weather-shortened World Amateur Team Championship by five strokes on Sunday. The U.S. fired... more>>
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Vogel trounces Aylwin in Publinx final
T.J. Vogel won the first two holes on Saturday and never looked back as he rolled to a 12 & 10 win over Kevin Aylwin in the 36-hole final at the U.S. Amateur... more>>
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Smith wins U.S. Mid-Am
Nathan Smith held off a late charge from Garrett Rank on Thursday to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. Smith parred the 35th hole to regain the lead... more>>
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Stasi tops Waynick in Mid-Am final
Meghan Stasi defeated Liz Waynick, 6 & 5, on Thursday to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship. Stasi emphatically secured her fourth... more>>
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Chapman wins another major
Roger Chapman won his second major championship of the season on Sunday when he came from behind to capture the U.S. Senior Open. Chapman... more>>
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Port wins U.S. Senior Women's Am
Ellen Port won five holes in a row on the back nine Thursday to defeat Jane Fitzgerald and capture the USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship... more>>
Final 2012 United States Golf Association Results
(Complete through Thursday, October 11th, 2012)

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Winner (Score)Runners-Up
Curtis CupGB&I (10 1/2 - 9 1/2)United States
U.S. OpenWebb Simpson ( +1, 281)Graeme McDowell
  Michael Thompson
U.S. Women's Amateur PLKyung Kim ( 4 & 2 )Ashlan Ramsey
U.S. Women's OpenNa Yeon Choi ( -7, 281)Amy Yang
U.S. Amateur Public LinksT.J. Vogel (12 & 10)Kevin Aylwin
U.S. Senior OpenRoger Chapman (-10, 270)Fred Funk
  Bernhard Langer
  Tom Lehman
  Corey Pavin
U.S. Junior AmateurAndy Hyeon Bo Shim (4&3)Jim Liu
U.S. Girls' JuniorMinjee Lee ( 1-up )Alison Lee
U.S. Women's AmateurLydia Ko ( 3 & 1 )Jaye Marie Green
U.S. AmateurSteven Fox ( 1-up )Michael Weaver
USGA Senior Women's AmateurEllen Port ( 4 & 3 )Jane Fitzgerald
U.S. Mid-AmateurNathan Smith ( 1-up )Garrett Rank
USGA Men's State TeamNew York ( +2, 428)Iowa
Women's World Amateur TeamKorea (-13, 563)Germany
USGA Senior AmateurPaul Simson ( 4 & 3 )Curtis Skinner
World Amateur TeamUnited States (-24, 404)Mexico
U.S. Women's Mid-AmateurMeghan Stasi ( 6 & 5 )Liz Waynick

As of October 11, 2012, at 01:06 PM ET

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