Meet the Women's Amateur Quarterfinalists


By Anne D. Pennington, USGA
August 8, 2013

Doris Chen, 20, Chinese Taipei

  • Born March 3, 1993, in New York, N.Y.; holds dual citizenship with the United States and Chinese Taipei
  • No. 25 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • 2010 U.S. Girls’ Junior champion and 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links runner-up
  • Competing in her 10th USGA championship, including three U.S. Women’s Opens
  • Best prior Women’s Amateur finish was a second-round loss to Jennifer Kirby in 2010
  • Member of the University of Southern California’s NCAA championship-winning team in 2013

Lauren Diaz-Yi, 18 Thousand Oaks, Calif.

  • 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links champion
  • Attempting to join Pearl Sinn and Jennifer Song as the only players to win the Women’s Amateur and Women’s Amateur Public Links in the same year
  • Competing in her sixth USGA championship
  • Best prior Women’s Amateur finish was a first-round loss to Lisa McCloskey in 2012, her only other championship appearance
  • Will attend the University of Virginia in the fall of 2013

Yueer Cindy Feng, 17 Orlando, Fla.

  • Born Feb. 10, 1996 in the People’s Republic of China
  • Competing in her 12th USGA championship, including three U.S. Women’s Opens
  • Best prior Women’s Amateur finish was a first-round loss to Jessica Vasilic in 2012
  • Runner-up at the 2013 North & South Women’s Championship
  • Finished ninth at the 2013 Rolex Tournament of Champions

Alison Lee, 18 Valencia, Calif.

  • 2012 U.S. Girls’ Junior runner-up
  • Competing in her 15th USGA championship, including three U.S. Women’s Opens
  • Previous best Women’s Amateur finish was first-round loss in 2008 (to Azahara Munoz) and 2012 (to Andrea Lee)
  • Winner of the 2013 Rolex Tournament of Champions and 2013 Rolex Girls Junior ChampionshipWill represent the USA in the 2013 Junior Solheim Cup
  • Will attend UCLA in the fall of 2013

Su-Hyun Oh, 17 Australia

  • No. 2 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur quarterfinalist
  • Member of the golf Australia’s National Squad Tier One
  • Winner of the 2013 Lake Macquarie Amateur Championship
  • Winner of the 2012 Australian Girls’ Amateur Championship and 2012 Victoria Amateur Championship
  • Runner-up at the 2012 Callaway World Junior

Annie Park, 18 Levittown, N.Y.

  • No. 5 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking
  • 2013 NCAA Division I Individual champion and member of the University of Southern California’s NCAA championship-winning team in 2013
  • 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links co-medalist
  • 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links quarterfinalist; reached the semifinals in the 2011 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links
  • Competing in her 16th USGA championship, including two U.S. Women’s Opens
  • Previous best finish at the Women’s Amateur was a third-round loss to Erynne Lee (2011)

Katelyn Sepmoree, 22, Tyler, Texas

  • Member of the 2013 All Big-12 Team
  • Member of the University of Texas’s Big-12 championship-winning team in 2011
  • Member of the 2012 NCAA All-Regional Team
  • Missed the cut at the 2010 U.S. Women’s Amateur, her only prior championship experience
  • Winner of the 2009 AJGA Stars of Texas Juniors

Emma Talley, 19, Princeton, Ky.

  • Competing in her 10th USGA championship, including two U.S. Women’s Opens
  • Set an AJGA record in 2011 by winning four consecutive tournaments
  • Member of the 2011 Junior Solheim Cup Team
  • Member of the 2010 Junior Ryder Cup Team
  • Previous best finish at the Women’s Amateur was a second-round loss to eventual champion Danielle Kang (2011)
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