Sarah Huarte Ties for 23rd at U.S. Open
June 27, 2005
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. - Former Golden Bear star Sarah Huarte tied for 23rd at the 60th U.S. Women's Open June 23-26 at Cherry Hills Country Club.
Huarte finished the four-day tournament with a 72-hole score of 12-over 296. She posted rounds of 74, 76, 73 and 73, sinking one birdie each day. Sweden's Annika Sorenstam and the United States' Michelle Wie were among the players to tie Huarte.
Korea's Birdie Kim won the tournament with a three-over 287, while the United States' Brittany Lang and Morgan Pressel tied for second at 289.
Huarte, who competed for Cal from 2001-04, became the first Cal men's or women's golfer to win a national title by claiming the 2004 NCAA individual crown by one stroke. She posted a 72-hole NCAA Championships record score of 10-under 278. For her efforts, the Shingle Springs, Calif., product became the inaugural first team All-American in Cal women's golf history and won the Honda Award for Golf, which is given annually to the nation's top collegiate female golfer.