Lexington, NC – July 12, 2010 – Precision Golf Students, Katherine Perry and Taelor Rubin qualified for the US Women’s Amateur Championships this past Monday. Perry, a student of Robert Linville, shot a 68 to finish 1st in the qualifier. Rubin, a PGS student, placed 3rd in the qualifying to claim a spot in the US Women’s Amateur Championship after shooting a 72.
Perry and Rubin are both participants in the Bell division of the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour. Perry is currently ranked 4th on the Peggy Kirk Bell Tour Order of Merit standings, and Rubin holds the the 23rd spot.
The US Women’s Amateur Championship will be held on August 9 – 15 in Charlotte, NC at the Charlotte Country Club. Donald Ross designed the golf course at Charlotte Country Club, which opened in 1910.
On either side of the fairways, a 6-foot wide swath of intermediate rough running the length of each hole will be set to 1 inch. Then, there will be a band of primary rough cut at 2¼”. The greens will be set to run at 11 to 11½ feet on the Stimpmeter for the duration of the championship.
The 2010 U.S. Girls’ Junior will be the 26th USGA championship conducted in North Carolina. The Girls’ Junior has been played twice previously in North Carolina – in 1989 at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, and in 2006 at Carmel Country Club in Charlotte.