Qualifying medalist Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, advanced to the quarterfinals in the Women’s U.S. Amateur Public Links, winning two matches today at Bandon Dunes’ Bandon Trails course.
Woods, the 20-year-old Phoenix player who won the Atlantic Coast Conference individual championship last month as a junior at Wake Forest, beat 14-year-old Bethany Wu of Diamond Bar, Calif., 2-up in the second round, and routed 19-year-old Alex Stewart of Peoria, Ariz., 8 and 7 in the third.
Woods will face 16-year-old Annie Park of Levittown, N.Y., in the quarterfinals Friday morning. Park advanced with a 1-up victory over Julie Yang of Mesa, Ariz.
In the other upper-bracket quarterfinal, Vietnam’s Brianna Do will play UCLA teammate Stephanie Kono of Honolulu. Do beat defending champion Emily Tubert of Burbank, Calif., 1-up, and Kono topped Catherine Dolan of Ballwin, Mo., 2 and 1.