VANCOUVER, B.C. – Following a very busy summer on the golf course, Blue Devil women’s golf incoming freshman Gina Kim will close her action at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur, which will take place Aug. 6-12 at 6,275-yard, Par 71 The Golf Club of Tennessee in Kingston Springs, Tenn.
The tournament will feature 36 holes of stroke play Aug. 6-7, followed by match play Aug. 8-12.
Starting Wednesday, FS1 will provide network coverage over five days of play. On Aug. 8-10 for match play, coverage will air from 4-7 p.m. (ET), followed by 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 11. The championship match will be aired from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 12.
To supplement the Fox Sports broadcast of the 2018 U.S. Women’s Amateur, the championship will receive at least four hours of live streaming coverage on usga.org (all times ET). It will be available Thursday, Aug. 9 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Over the last two tournaments, Kim advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship and placed tied third at the Canadian Women’s Amateur. Kim, who hails from Chapel Hill, N.C., led the Canadian Amateur at times, before closing in tied for third.
Duke has two other golfers who have won the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Virada Nirapathpongporn won in 2003 at the Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, Pa., while Amanda Blumenherst won in 2008 at the Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.