DURHAM, N.C. - Former Blue Devils Brittany Lang, Jennie Lee, Lindy Duncan, Alison Whitaker and Laetitia Beck have competed in tournaments around the world this summer including the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour and the Ladies British Open Amateur. Meanwhile, junior Celine Boutier competes in her first U.S. Women's Open.
Lang, 2005 ACC Player of the Year, finished tied for 64th at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G at Pinnacle Country Club with rounds of 71, 71 and 72 for a total of 214. She also made her seventh straight U.S. Women's Open appearance this summer at Pinehurst No. 2 in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C., making the cut at 8-over. Lang finished tied for 22nd, shooting one-over in the fourth round. She currently ranks 36th on the LPGA money list for 2014 with $185,333 earnings.
The next tournament for the LPGA is the Ricoh Women's British Open July 10-13 at Southport, Lancashire, U.K.
Lee, a Duke '09 graduate, is currently a member of the Symetra Tour which prepares golfers for the LPGA. Most recently, she competed in the Island Resort Championship in Harris, Mich., where she was cut after the second round. She currently ranks 16th on the money list with $20,490 earnings.
Duncan, a Duke '13 graduate, is also a member of the Symetra Tour. She finished tied for fifth at the Four Winds Invitational at South Bend, Ind., with rounds of 69, 69 and 70 for a total of 208. She ranks 30th on the money list with $15,041.
The next tournament for the Symetra Tour is the SEFCU Championship at Capital Hill in Albany, N.Y., July 25-27.
Whitaker, a Duke '10 graduate, is currently a member of the Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) and the Ladies European Tour (LET). She recently competed in the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open hosted by Christchurch where she finished tied for 40th with rounds of 75, 71 and 72 for a total of 218. Whitaker has earned $18,685.97 over her career on the tour.
Beck, a Duke '14 graduate, recently won the stroke play qualifying round at the 2014 Ladies British Open Amateur with rounds of 71 and 70 (7-under). She fell in the first round of match play. Beck has advanced to the final qualifier for the British Open.
Boutier, a rising junior, participated in her first U.S. Women's Open earlier this summer at Pinehurst. She finished 13-over after two rounds, missing the cut by four shots. Although she did not make the cut, Boutier had an impressive sophomore year as she was named an All-American and ACC Player of the Year. She was also one of 12 individuals contending to be named the 2014 Honda Cup winner and Collegiate Woman of the Year.