Green advances at U.S. Women’s Amateur

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 10 August 2022 at 8:41 am

Posting a second straight sub par round, Medina’s Melanie Green has advanced to the match play portion of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship being played at Chambers Bay, University Place, Washington.

Green, who opened the stroke play portion of the championships with a two under par round of 71 on Monday, bettered that on Tuesday with a three under par round of 70.

She had 8 birdies on the day to more than offset three bogeys and a double bogey.

Her two day five under par total of 140 has earned her the No. 13 seed for the match play portion of the championship which begins today.

Green will face No. 52 Rachel Heck today in the round of 64 competition. The victor will advance to Thursday’s round of 32.