Staff Report

STREAMSONG, Fla. (May 12, 2016) ­ The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced groupings and starting times for the first two rounds of the 2016 U.S. Women¹s Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 at the 6,216-yard, par-72 Streamsong Blue at Streamsong Resort.

The U.S. Women¹s Amateur Four-Ball consists of 36 holes of stroke play on May 21 and 22, after which the 64 sides (128 players) will be reduced to the low 32 sides (64 players) for match play. There will be five rounds of match play, starting May 23 with the first round. The second and quarterfinal rounds are slated for May 24. The semifinals will be played the morning of May 25, with the 18-hole championship match scheduled to follow at 1 p.m. EDT.

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Saturday (May 21), hole #1/Sunday (May 22), hole #1 (all times EDT)

7 a.m./10:24 a.m. ­ Kendall Griffin, Sebring, Fla. & Athena Yang, Winter Haven, Fla.; Kim Kaul, Buffalo, N.Y. & Victoria Parker, Buffalo, N.Y.

7:12 a.m./10:36 a.m. ­ Alex Carl, Union, Ky. & Lesli Hopping, Cincinnati, Ohio; Pauline Del Rosario, Philippines & Princess Mary Superal, Philippines

7:24 a.m./ 10:48 a.m. ­ Julia Ford, Shrewsbury, Mass. & Mariana Ocano, Guatemala; Erin Carney, Mission Hills, Kan. & Lacy Shelton, Overland Park, Kan.

7:36 a.m./11 a.m. ­ Mari Miezwa, Brooklyn Park, Minn. & Thuhashini Selvaratnam, Sri Lanka; Xinying Wang, People¹s Republic of China & Katherine Zhu, San Jose, Calif.

7:48 a.m./11:12 a.m. ­ Hailey Borja, Lake Forest, Calif. & Chayse Gomez, Yorba Linda, Calif.; Mikayla Fitzpatrick, Phoenix, Ariz. & Alisa Snyder, Phoenix, Ariz.

8 a.m./11:24 a.m. ­ Hannah Leiner, Pompano Beach, Fla. & Latanna Stone, Riverview, Fla.; Nora Lucas, Chicago, Ill. & Allison Pettit, Chicago, Ill.

8:12 a.m./11:36 a.m. ­ Jung Min Park, San Diego, Calif. & Sung Eun Park, San Diego, Calif.; Janelle Johnson, Royal Palm Beach, Fla. & Nichada Satasuk, Thailand

8:24 a.m./11:48 a.m. ­ Margaret Cowart, Austin, Texas & Kenzie Wright, McKinney, Texas; Ivy Steinberg, Canada & Marie-Therese Torti, Canada

8:36 a.m./12 p.m. ­ Morgan Baxendale, Windermere, Fla. & Emma Bradley, Naples, Fla.; Carrie Hall, Hot Springs, Ark. & Julie Oxendine, Russellville, Ark.

8:48 a.m./12:12 p.m. ­ Kate Evanko, West Chester, Pa. & Samantha Staudt, Coatesville, Pa.; Ashley Kim, Redondo Beach, Calif. & Marni Murez, Manhattan Beach, Calif.

9 a.m./12:24 p.m. ­ Ellen Secor, Portland, Ore. & Jessica Sloot, Salt Lake City, Utah; Ashley Fitzgibbons, Seattle, Wash. & Maya Walton, Austin, Texas

9:12 a.m./12:36 p.m. ­ Julie Massa, Holt, Mich. & Mariah Massa, Holt, Mich.; Alyssa Lamoureux, Seminole, Fla. & Alexa Pano, Lake Worth, Fla.

9:24 a.m./12:48 p.m. ­ Briana Chacon, Whittier, Calif. & Hannah Zeman, Ontario, Calif.; Tze Han Lin, Chinese Taipei & Han Hsuan Yu, Chinese Taipei

9:36 a.m./1 p.m. ­ Alejandra Acosta, Mexico & Ana Torres, Mexico; Shawn Farmer-Sese, Bellevue, Wash. & Christina Proteau, Canada

9:48 a.m./1:12 p.m. ­ Mary Ann Hayward, Canada & Judith Kyrinis, Canada; Nicole Whiston, San Diego, Calif. & Waverly Whiston, San Diego, Calif.

10 a.m./1:24 p.m. ­ Ashleigh Park, Mission Viejo, Calif. & Joan Soewondo, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; Savannah Grewal, Canada & Amelia Root, Jacksonville, Fla.

10:24 a.m./7 a.m. ­ Olivia Herrick, Roseville, Minn. & Samantha Sommers, Saint Cloud, Minn.; Charlotte Daughan, Orlando, Fla. & Mercedes Huarte, Argentina

10:36 a.m./7:12 a.m. ­ Kaitlin Milligan, Norman, Okla. & Sydney Youngblood, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Yoonhee Kim, San Ramon, Calif. & Yealimi Noh, Concord, Calif.

10:48 a.m./7:24 a.m. ­ Sierra Brooks, Orlando, Fla. & Kristen Gillman, Austin, Texas; Susan Curtin, Westwood, Mass. & Pamela Kuong, Wellesley Hills, Mass.

11 a.m./7:36 a.m. ­ Julia Parker Dean, Brighton, Mich. & Megan Furtney, St. Charles, Ill.; Jensen Castle, Columbia, S.C. & Kathleen Sumner, Charleston, S.C.

11:12 a.m./7:48 a.m. ­ Brooke Seay, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. & Carolyn Zhao, San Diego, Calif.; Elizabeth Caldarelli, Scottsdale, Ariz. & Emily Mahar, Australia

11:24 a.m./8 a.m. ­ Hailee Cooper, Montgomery, Texas & Kaitlyn Papp, Austin, Texas; Ashley Menne, Surprise, Ariz. & Lauren Metcalf, Yuma, Ariz.

11:36 a.m./8:12 a.m. ­ Carolyn Creekmore, Dallas, Texas & Leeann Fairlie, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Yu Chiang Hou, Chinese Taipei & Yu Sang Hou, Chinese Taipei

11:48 a.m./8:24 a.m. ­ Halley Morell, Cleveland, Ohio & Danielle Nicholson, Geneva, Ohio; Evelyn Arguelles, Mexico & Isabella Fierro, Mexico

12 p.m./8:36 a.m. ­ Angelina Kim, Los Angeles, Calif. & Brianna Navarrosa, San Diego, Calif.; Courtney McKim, Raleigh, N.C. & Haeley Wotnosky, Raleigh, N.C.

12:12 p.m./8:48 a.m. ­ Meghan Stasi, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. & Dawn Woodard, Greenville, S.C.; Mary Janiga, West Palm Beach, Fla. & Terese Romeo, Tampa, Fla.

12:24 p.m./9 a.m. ­ Abbey Daniel, Covington, La. & Julia Johnson, Baton Rouge, La.; Katie Miller, Jeannette, Pa. & Kristen Obush, Pittsburg, Pa.

12:36 p.m./9:12 a.m. ­ Amy Ellertson, Charlottesville, Va. & Tiffany Maurycy, Denver, Colo.; Julie Carmichael, Indianapolis, Ind. & Mary Jane Hiestand, Naples, Fla.

12:48 p.m./9:24 a.m. ­ Madelein Herr, New Hope, Pa. & Brynn Walker, St. Davids, Pa.; Madison Barnett, Mableton, Ga. & Amanda Doherty, Atlanta, Ga.

1 p.m./9:36 a.m. ­ Aneka Seumanutafa, Frederick, Md. & Delaney Shah, North Potomac, Md.; Sonia Burgess, Carol Stream, Ill. & Mary Ellen Martin, Winfield, Ill.

1:12 p.m./9:48 a.m. ­ Hana Ku, Basking Ridge, N.J. & Jordan Lippetz, Oakland, Calif.; Sofia Chabon, Philippines & Mikhaela Fortuna, Philippines

1:24 p.m./10 a.m. ­ Callie Kemmer, Washington, D.C. & Alyssa Roland, New York, N.Y.; Alexandra Austin, Burke, Va. & Lauren Greenlief, Oakton, Va.

Streamsong Resort (Streamsong Blue) Hole by Hole

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total
Par 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 36
Yardage 338 516 358 369 121 317 176 414 510 3,119
Hole 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Par 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 36
Yardage 129 386 390 279 489 357 205 498 364 3,097
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