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Player Bio: Alyaa Abdul2022 U.S. Women's Open


Age: 23
Country: Malaysia
College: University of Southern California
Worldwide professional victories: 0
Road to Pine Needles: Qualified at the Pauma Valley, Calif., site on May 9

Abdul will maker her U.S. Women's Open debut after sharing medalist honors at Pauma Valley (Calif.) Country Club with amateur Catherine Park. The two posted a 36-hole total of 4-under-par 138, with Abdul registering a pair of 69s. Abdul is a 2021 graduate of the University of Southern California, and will join fellow Trojans Lizette Salas, Sophia Popov, Tiffany Chan, Annie Park and Gabriela Ruffels in the field. Park is headed to USC this fall, and another future Trojan, Bailey Shoemaker (2023) qualified in Florida the same day as Abdulghany. Abdulghany advanced to the semifinals of the 2020 U.S. Women's Amateur, losing to eventual champion Rose Zhang. That year, she won the Women's Australian Master of the Amateurs at Victoria Golf Club and tied for fourth in the Canadian Women's Amateur. Although she was born in Malaysia, she spent a majority of her youth in Newport Beach, Calif. 

U.S. Women's Open Playing Record






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