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Team Canada’s Grace St-Germain qualifies for U.S. Women’s Amateur

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(Golf Canada/Minas Panagiotakis)

Team Canada’s Grace St-Germain carded a 1-under-par 71 to share medallist honours with three others at the U.S. Women’s Amateur qualifier in Bermuda Run, N.C., to secure her spot at at the U.S. Women’s Amateur from Aug. 7-13.

The Ottawa native recorded three birdies and two bogeys at Bermuda Run Country Club’s East Course to finish at 1 under par alongside Payton Schanen (Johns Creek, Ga.), Sarah Bae (Pinehurst, N.C.) and the Philippines Lois Kaye Go – securing one of seven spots available in the U.S. Women’s Amateur at San Diego Country Club, in Chula Vista, Calif.,

St-Germain is coming off a strong freshman season at Daytona State College (NJCAA). The 18-year-old had four top-10s including two runner-up results.

She finished third at the 2017 NJCAA National Championship helping the Falcons win their ninth title in the program’s history and fourth in the last five years.

St-Hyacinthe, Que., native Valerie Tanguay is the other Canadian already in the field in Chula Vista – booking her ticket at the Monroe Township, N.J., qualifier on June 28.

St-Germain is no stranger to USGA events, reaching the round-of-16 at the 2016 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship.

Click here for the full Bermuda Run Qualifier leaderboard.