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Player Bio: Ami Gianchandani (a)2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 22
Country: United States of America
College: Yale
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at Worcester, Mass., site on May 12

The Watchung, N.J., resident earned a spot in her first U.S. Women's Open by shooting even-par 140 (71-69) at Worcester Country Club. In 2019, she became the first player from Yale to earn Ivy League Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors. She was the fourth Bulldog in history to win the Player of the Year honor. She tied for third in this year's Ivy League Championship. The junior has registered four collegiate victories. The Ivy League did not compete in the 2020-21 campaign due to COVID-19. Advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2017 U.S. Girls' Junior at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, Mo., losing 1 down to Elizabeth Moon. Represented New Jersey in the 2015 USGA Women's State Team Championship. Qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur in 2019 and 2020. 

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






2022 Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club 71-75 +4 MC