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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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Minjee Lee wins U.S. Girls' Juniors
Minjee Lee was playing in a USGA championship for the first time. She's 1-for-1. Lee, a 16-year-old Australian, rallied from three holes down Saturday to... more>>
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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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USGA - U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Preview
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Dates: Saturday, October 6th through Thursday, October 11th
Site: Briggs Ranch Golf Club, San Antonio, Texas
Course Architect: Tom Fazio (2002)
Par: 72
Yardage: 6,142
Hole-By-Hole:
HolePar and YardsHolePar and Yards
1 Par 4 382 yds 10 Par 4 356 yds
2 Par 4 349 yds 11 Par 5 459 yds
3 Par 3 176 yds 12 Par 4 384 yds
4 Par 4 308 yds 13 Par 5 532 yds
5 Par 5 440 yds 14 Par 4 291 yds
6 Par 4 354 yds 15 Par 3 161 yds
7 Par 5 529 yds 16 Par 4 386 yds
8 Par 3 123 yds 17 Par 3 177 yds
9 Par 4 362 yds 18 Par 4 373 yds
36 3,023 yds 36 3,119 yds
Annual: 26th
Television: None
Schedule of Play: Stroke Play - Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7,
(field reduced to the lowest 64 players, who advance to match play).
Match Play - Monday, October 8 - First Round,
Tuesday, October 9 - Second & Third Rounds,
Wednesday, October 10 - Quarters and Semis,
Thursday, October 11 - Championship Match
Defending Champion: Ellen Port
Runner-Up: Martha Leach
Lowest Medalist Score (36 holes): 141 (Carol Semple Thompson, 1993)
Lowest Medalist Score (18 holes): 68 (Dawn Woodward, 2005)
Last Year's Results
Championship
Ellen Port def. Martha Leach, 2 & 1
Semifinals
Ellen Port def. Helene Beat, 3 & 2
Martha Leach def. Tara Joy-Connelly, 1-up (19 holes)
Quarterfinals
Ellen Port def. Brenda Pictor, 7 & 5
Helene Beat def. Thuhashini Selvaratnam, 1-up
Martha Leach def. Robin Burke, 3 & 2
Tara Joy-Connelly def. Virginia Grimes, 1-up
Past U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Results
YearWinner
2011 Ellen Port def. Martha Leach, 2 & 1
2010 Meghan Bolger Stasi def. Carol Robertson, 2-up
2009 Martha Leach def. Laura Coble, 3 & 2
2008 Joan Higgins def. Lynn Simmons, 1-up
2007 Meghan Bolger def. Kerry Postillion, 1-up
2006 Meghan Bolger def. Thuhashini Selvaratnam, 5 & 4
2005 Mary Ann Lapointe def. Kerry Postillion, 1-up
2004 Corey Weworski def. Virginia Grimes, 5 & 4
2003 Amber Marsh def. Shannon Ogg, 3 & 2
2002 Kathy Hartwiger def. Ellen Port, 2-up
2001 Laura Shanahan def. Mina Hardin, 4 & 3
2000 Ellen Port def. Anna Schultz, 3 & 2
1999 Alissa Herron def. Leland Beckel, 1-up
1998 Virginia Derby Grimes def. Robin Weiss, 4 & 3
1997 Carol Semple Thompson def. Leslie Shannon, 2 & 1
1996 Ellen Port def. Kerry Postillion, 2 & 1
1995 Ellen Port def. Brenda Corrie Kuehn, 3 & 1
1994 Sarah LeBrun Ingram def. Marla Jemsek, 2 & 1
1993 Sarah LeBrun Ingram def. Mary Buckhardt, 2 & 1
1992 Marion Maney-McInerney def. Carol Semple Thompson, 1-up
1991 Sarah LeBrun Ingram def. Martha Lang, 6 & 5
1990 Carol Semple Thompson def. Page Marsh Lea, 3 & 1
1989 Robin Weiss def. Page Marsh Lea, 1-up (22 holes)
1988 Martha Lang def. Mary Hanyak, 4 & 3
1987 Cindy Scholefield def. Pat Cornettiker, 6 & 5
NOTES:
The U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship began in 1987 and became the 13th national golf championship conducted by the United States Golf Association. It was created to provide a national competitive arena for women amateur golfers age 25 and older.

The U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur is open to female amateur golfers who will have reached their 25th birthday on or before October 6, 2012 and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 9.4. The women will compete for the Mildred Prunaret Trophy. A sterling Revere bowl, it was presented in 1987 by Mrs. Henri Prunaret, chairman of the USGA Women's Committee from 1959 through 1963. The champion retains custody of the trophy for the ensuing year.

The USGA accepted 405 entries for this year's championship. The largest number of entries received was 533 in 2000.

The 2012 championship will be the 28th USGA championship conducted in Texas. The last one held in the state was the 2011 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Shadow Hawk Golf Club in Richmond. This will be the fourth U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur conducted in the state. The last time was in 2005 at Shadow Hawk Golf Club, where Mary Ann Lapointe claimed the title.

This will be the first national championship conducted at Briggs Ranch Golf Club. Briggs Ranch has hosted sectional qualifying for the USGA Senior Amateur and U.S. Junior Amateur and local qualifying for the U.S. Open.

Last year, Ellen Port made history by defeating Martha Leach to win her record fourth U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship. Port defeated Leach, 2 & 1, at Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach, Virginia to win the title for the first time since 2000. With victories in 1995 and 1996 as well, she surpassed Meghan Bolger Stasi's and Sarah LeBrun Ingram's three titles to set a new mark. Port has also won the stroke-play portion of the event a record four times. She is tied with Carol Semple Thompson for most match-play victories with 56.

Leach defeated Laura Coble, 3 & 2, in 2009 to capture the title. The sister of six-time USGA champion Hollis Stacy, Leach captured the title in her 22nd appearance.

In 2008, Joan Higgins edged Lynn Simmons, 1-up, to capture the title in Ann Arbor, Michigan. With the win, Higgins became the oldest winner of this championship at age 52.

Back in 2007, Meghan Bolger became the first player in 11 years to win back-to-back championships when she beat Kerry Postillion in the 18-hole match play final.

In 2006, Bolger, playing in her home state, defeated Thuhashini Selvaratnam, 5 & 4 to capture the title at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Mississippi. Bolger, the former coach of the Ole Miss women's golf team, played the 14 holes in even par while Selvaratnam was 7-over. In six matches, Bolger never played the 17th and 18th holes.

In 2005, Mary Ann Lapointe edged medalist Kerry Postillion, 1-up, at Shadow Hawk Golf Club in Texas. In doing so, Lapointe, the 1986 reinstated amateur, became the first foreign-born champion of this event and the sixth Canadian to win a USGA championship.

The 2013 championship is set for Biltmore Forest Country Club in Asheville, North Carolina from October 5-10.

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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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