Notre Dame Athletics | May 29, 2019
NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Recent University of Notre Dame graduate Emma Albrecht will take part in the 74th U.S. Women's Open, the USGA announced on Sunday evening (May 26).
Albrecht was the first alternate from the Monroe Township, New Jersey qualifying site and has since accepted a spot in the tournament, which will take place from May 30 - June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.
Albrecht, who recently graduated as a science-business major and who will attend medical school, becomes the seventh Notre Dame women's golfer to take part in the U.S. Open and the first since Jordan Ferreira in 2014. Other Fighting Irish golfers to have played in the event include Ashley Armstrong (2012), Lindsay Weaver (2012), Becca Huffer (2012), Nicole Zhang (2010) and Crissy Klein (1995).
The 2019 U.S. Women's Open gets underway at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 30th. Albrecht is slated to go off the first tee at 2:35 p.m. along with Dori Carter and Ingrid Gutierrez Nunez. It will mark the second USGA championship conducted at the Country Club of Charleston. In 2013, Emma Talley defeated Yueer Cindy Feng, 1 up, to win the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
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