NorCal’s Yealimi Noh Wins U.S. Girls’ Junior

July 21, 2018 July 16-21, 2018, Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pebble Beach, Calif. mediacenter.usga.org/us-girls-junior | usgirlsjunior.org | #USGirlsJunior The traditional origin of the marathon comes from a story how a herald named Phidippides ran 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to announce a Greek victory. Concord resident Yealimi capped a brilliant performance in what became a marathon of golf.…

No.1 Seed Li, No.2 Noh On to Semis

July 20, 2018 No.1 Seed Li, No. 2 Noh On to Semifinals   July 16-21, 2018, Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pebble Beach, Calif. mediacenter.usga.org/us-girls-junior | usgirlsjunior.org | #USGirlsJunior By USGA Staff Medalist Lucy Li didn’t need to spend much time on the golf course on Friday. A day after playing 43 holes in winning three matches, the 15-year-old from Redwood Shores, Calif.,…

San Mateo’s Ashely Shim a Safe Bet for (Well-Rested) Match Play

July 16-21, 2018, Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pebble Beach, Calif. mediacenter.usga.org/us-girls-junior | usgirlsjunior.org | #USGirlsJunior San Mateo’s Ashely Shim a Safe Bet for (Well-Rested) Match Play By Jerry Stewart San Mateo resident and Junior Tour of Northern California member Ashely Shim had a bit of an extra hop in her step after coming off the 18th green late Tuesday.…

Lucy Li shoots 62, ties U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship record

July 16, 2018 Lucy Li shoots 62, ties U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship record  July 16-21, 2018, Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pebble Beach, Calif. mediacenter.usga.org/us-girls-junior | usgirlsjunior.org | #USGirlsJunior By Ian Dahl When Lucy Li walked in her 15-foot birdie putt on her fifteenth hole (No. 6), it was not because she knew it was going in the hole, it…

Yealimi Noh off to hot start at U.S. Girls’ Junior

July 16-21, 2018, Poppy Hills Golf Course, Pebble Beach, Calif. mediacenter.usga.org/us-girls-junior | usgirlsjunior.org | #USGirlsJunior By Chris Ceman   It’s been an eventful couple of weeks for Yealimi Noh, but a first-round 5-under-par 66 at the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship falls right in line with her latest accomplishment. A little over a week ago, the Concord native showed up…