U.S. GIRLS' JUNIOR
Meet the Quarterfinalists July 23, 2015 | TULSA, OKLA. By USGA

Naomi Ko, 17, of Canada

·       No. 219 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated medalist and 2015 U.S. Women’s Open low amateur Megan Khang, 1 up, in the Round of 32 and Alyaa Abdulghany, 2 and 1, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Born in the Republic of Korea, and now lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

·       Played in the 2012 U.S. Girls’ Junior (missed the cut by one stroke) and 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links (missed the cut)

·       Won the 2014 British Columbia Junior Girls’ Amateur

·       Was named 2015 British Columbia Female Junior Athlete of the Year and 2014 Pacific Northwest Golf Association Player of the Year

·       Will attend North Carolina State University in the fall of 2015

Eun Jeong Seong, 15, of the Republic of Korea

·       No. 41 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Aubree Jones, 6 and 5, in the Round of 32 and Chakansim Khamborn, 6 and 5, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Runner-up and stroke-play medalist at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links, where her 10-under 134 (70-64) was the lowest 36-hole score in championship history

·       Quarterfinalist at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship (lost to Andrea Lee, 2 and 1)

·       Defeated Megan Khang, 1 up, in the first round of match play at the 2014 U.S. Girls’ Junior before losing in the Round of 32 to 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur champion Kristen Gillman, 4 and 3

Annika Cedo, 16, of the Philippines

·       Unranked in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Muni He, in 21 holes, in the Round of 32 and Gina Kim, 4 and 3, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Playing in her first USGA championship

·       One of six girls from the Philippines to make the field, and one of three to advance to match play, one year after Princess Mary Superal became the first golfer from the Philippines to win a USGA championship

Jayna Choi, 14, of Collierville, Tenn.

·       No. 1,639 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Yu Sang Hou, 5 and 3, in the Round of 32 and Karah Sanford, 2 up, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Playing in her first USGA championship

·       Won the 2015 American Junior Golf Association Wells Fargo Junior Classic

·       Won the 2015 Wally Golf Tournament, conducted by The Sneds Tour, a Tennessee junior tour sponsored by Brandt Snedeker

Evelyn Arguelles, 17, of Mexico

·       No. 951 in the Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Adeena Shears, 3 and 2, in the Round of 32 and Kathleen Scavo, 1 up, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Playing in her first USGA championship

·       Runner-up at the 2014 Texas Junior Golf Tour Championship Invitational

·       Verbally committed to Baylor University for the fall of 2016

Mika Liu, 16, of Beverly Hills, Calif.

·       No. 49 in Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Kelly Sim, 3 and 2, in the Round of 32 and Aneka Seumanutafa, 2 and 1, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Won the 2015 U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball with partner and IMG Academy teammate Rinko Mitsunaga

·       Playing in her fifth USGA championship

·       Won the 2014 Women’s Western Amateur and Women’s Southern Amateur championships

·       Played on the victorious USA Team in the 2014 World Junior Girls Championship

·       Received an exemption into the LPGA Tour’s 2015 ANA Inspiration

·       Runner-up at the 2015 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions

·       Verbally committed to Stanford University for the fall of 2017

Angel Yin, 16, of Arcadia, Calif.

·       No. 8 in Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Maria Balcazar, 4 and 3, in the Round of 32 and Yujeong Son, 5 and 3, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinalists

·       Stroke-play medalist at the 2014 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, where her 13-under 131 was the second-lowest 36-hole score in U.S. Girls’ Junior and USGA amateur championship history

·       Competed in the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open Championship (missed the cut)

·       Winner of the 2015 ANNIKA Invitational

Andrea Lee, 16, of Hermosa Beach, Calif.

·       No. 12 in Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™

·       Defeated Sabrina Iqbal, 6 and 4, in the Round of 32 and her Mira Costa High School classmate Marni Murez, 7 and 6, in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals

·       Represented Team USA at the 2015 Pan American Games, where she won individual and team silver medals

·       Competed in the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open Championship, where she made the cut and tied for 69th

·       Reached the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, where she lost to eventual champion Kristen Gillman

·       Reached the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, losing to eventual runner-up Marijosse Navarro

·       A member of the victorious USA Team at the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup

·       Received an exemption into the LPGA Tour’s 2015 ANA Inspiration

·       Winner of the 2014 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions and AJGA Yani Tseng Invitational

·       Has committed to Stanford University for the fall of 2016