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Player Bio: Yunxuang Michelle Zhang (a)2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 17
Country: People's Republic of China
College: Southern Methodist University (signed)
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at Canyon Lake Country Club in Richardson, Texas on April 28

Zhang will make her first U.S. Women's Open start after shooting 10-under-par 134 (67-67)to earn medalist honors in the Richardson, Texas, qualifier at Canyon Lake Country Club. Advanced to the Round of 32 of the 2021 U.S. Girls' Junior before losing to 2021 U.S. Women's Open qualifier Karoline Tuttle. Has signed to play for Southern Methodist University, beginning this fall. Born in China, but now resides in Plano, Texas. Tied for fifth in the 2022 Kathy Whitworth Invitational and Hilton Gardens Vacation Annika Invitational, both events on the American Junior Golf Association circuit. Tied for sixth in the 2021 Rolex Girls Junior Championship. 

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2022 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 77-74 +9 MC