Ashlan Ramsey, 16, advances
NESHANIC STATION, N.J. -- Ashlan Ramsey parred the par-5 18th hole to beat South Korea's Jennifer Yang 1-up on Thursday in the third round of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links at Neshanic Valley.
The 16-year-old Ramsey, from Milledgeville, Ga., will face Grace Na of Alameda, Calif., on Friday morning in the quarterfinals. Na advanced with a 5-and-3 victory over Kristine Odaiyar of Ocaala, Fla.
In the second round Thursday morning, Ramsey beat Emilie Burger of Hoschton, Ga., 4 and 3.
In the other quarterfinals in the lower half of the bracket, Kim Kaufman of Clark, S.D., will play Thailand's Chirapat Jao-Javanil. In the upper bracket, Alice Jeong of Gardena, Calif., will face Annie Park of Levittown, N.Y., and Lakareber Abe of Angleton, Texas, will play Kyung Kim of Chandler, Ariz.
The tournament is limited to players who don't hold privileges at any course that doesn't extend playing privileges to the general public.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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