Tiffany Joh to Compete at Kraft Nabisco Championship
April 1, 2009
UCLA senior Tiffany Joh will join four other esteemed amateurs playing inthe Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA's first major of the season. Thetournament runs Apr. 2-5 at the Mission Hills Country Club in Palm Springs,Calif.
Joh, 22, has won a pair of U.S. Women's Amateur Publinks titles during hercollegiate career. A three-time All-American, she earned Pac-10 Player ofthe Year in 2008. Last season she also played on the victorious U.S. CurtisCup team and was a member of the U.S. World Amateur Team. In 2007, she wonthe Pac-10 Championship and in 2006, she was voted Pac-10 Newcomer of theYear. She has won two tournament titles as a collegian.
In addition, Joh has earned a spot on the UCLA Director's Honor Roll 10times during her academic career, and boasts a 3.4 cumulative grade pointaverage. She has earned All-Pac-10 Academic Team honors in each of the lasttwo years.
Joh will be joined by Duke senior Amanda Blumenherst, Arizona State'sAzahara Munoz, Auburn junior Candace Schepperle and 14 year-old AlexisThompson, the reigning U.S. Girls Junior champion.
Mission Hills will play to a par of 72 over 6,673 yards.