Tulsa's Prammanasudh Qualifies for U.S. Open
May 15, 2001
Fort Worth, Texas - University of Tulsa two-time first-team All-American Stacy Prammanasudh qualified for the U.S. Women's Open on Monday as the low scorer at the U.S. Women's Open Sectional Qualifier at the Shady Oaks Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
Prammanasudh will compete at the U.S. Open Championship, May 31-June 3, at the Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, North Carolina. She scored a 71 and garnered one of four spots from the Fort Worth, Texas qualifier in a field of 100 golfers.
ESPN will have live coverage on the first and second rounds, while NBC will have live coverage on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 3:00 p.m. (ET)
It will be Prammanasudh's first professional tournament. Before that, Prammanasudh will lead her Tulsa squad into the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships, May 22-25, at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Tulsa won the NCAA Central Regional, while Prammanasudh paced the Hurricane with a second-place performance.
Prammanasudh, a junior, has won six collegiate tournaments including three this season. Only former TU golfers Nancy Lopez (11) and Jody Rosenthal (8) have won more college tournaments than Prammanasudh. She has been among the nation's top-10 golfers since she began her collegiate career. Prammanasudh has placed among the top-20 in 30 of 32 collegiate tournaments and among the top ten 24 times.
She has twice been named the Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Year, and this year was named the Golf World Player of the Week and the WAC's Golfer of the Week two times.
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