Two close wins give Yin spot in U.S. Girls' Junior final
Eun Jeong Seong and Angel Yin will meet in the final match of the 2015 U.S. Girls' Junior at Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club.
Yin defeated Evelyn Arguelles in the semifinals, 1 up, after getting out to an early lead. Yin won three of the first six holes in the match and did not win a hole for the remainder of the match. But that was enough for the Arcadia, Calif., native to earn a narrow victory and take a spot in the final, which will take place Saturday.
Seong defeated Jayna Choi, 6 and 4, in the semis.
Choi faltered at the start, dropping the first two holes in the match after making two straight bogeys. Seong sealed the deal down the stretch, winning three straight holes from No. 12 to 14 and taking a 6-and-4 victory.
In a matchup Golfweek's Nos. 2 and 3 juniors, Angel Yin made a late run to defeat Andrea Lee, 1 up in the quarterfinals. After going 3 down with four holes to play, Yin avoided extra holes by winning the final four holes to defeat Lee, a class-of-2016 Stanford commit.
Here's is a look at the results:
-- Eun Jeong Seong def. Naomi Ko, 4 and 3
-- Jayna Choi def. Annika Cedo, 1 up
-- Evelyn Arguelles def. Mika Liu, 2 and 1
-- Angel Yin def. Andrea Lee, 1 up
-- Seong def. Choi, 6 and 4
-- Yin def. Arguelles, 1 up
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