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Player Bio: Laney Frye (a)2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 19
Country: United States of America
College: University of Kentucky
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at Pittsburgh, Pa., site on May 3

Frye, a sophomore at the University of Kentucky from Nicholasville, Ky., qualified for her first U.S. Women's Open via a 2-for-1 playoff against LPGA Tour player Sanna Luutinen at Shannopin Country Club. Frye posted a 36-hole total of even-par 142 (70-72). Two weeks earlier, Frye and fellow Kentucky teammate Maria Villanueva advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball in Puerto Rico, losing, 1 down, to eventual champions Thienna Huynh and Sara Im. Frye will join Kentucky teammate and reigning U.S. Women's Amateur champion Jensen Castle in the field at Pine Needles. Also qualified for the 2019 U.S. Girls' Junior and 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur.

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2022 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 76-75 +9 MC