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Arizona's Krystal Quihuis wins Amateur Golf Championship

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Krystal Quihuis won the 87th Annual Women's TRANS National Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club on Friday, making par on #18 in a one-hole playoff with runner-up Sarah Burnham.

The 72-hole stroke play Championship teed off on Tuesday, July 11 with amateur golfers from 10 countries and 29 universities competing on the classic Donald Ross course.

"From our Welcome Reception to the Medalist Awards to the crowning of the 2017 Champion, the week has been filled with great play, fun and camaraderie from the players representing 10 countries around the world," said Joanne Walker, President of the Women's TRANS National Golf Association. "Exciting play from a strong international field of players and support of the Mid Pines staff have all contributed to a very successful week for the 87th TRANS Amateur Championship!"

Quihuis finished the 72-hole Championship with a score of 70-70-68-73 totaling 281 to claim the tournament's top honor, the George III Champion Trophy.

Burnham, a senior at Michigan State, finished with a score of 69-72-68-72 equaling 281 and was awarded the Iva May McDonald Champion Runner-Up Trophy.

Quihuis was also awarded the Nancy Orr Tournament Medalist Trophypresented to player having the lowest combined score for the first two days of the Championship.

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