Annie Park, the 16-year-old from Levittown, not only made the cut at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links, she has won her first two matches and advanced to the round of 16. This afternoon, she is playing Julie Yang, 15, winner of 73 tournaments worldwide. The tournament is being held at Bandon Dunes in Oregon, concurrently with the men's public links.
Park defeated Rachel Morris of Carlsbad, Calif., 1-up, in the first round on Wednesday. Then on Thursday morning, she scored a 1-up win over Brittany Mai of Poway, Calif. She advanced to play Yang, who was born in South Korea and has lived in Thailand, Arizona and Scotland in a young globetrotting golf career.