BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Qualifying medallist Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, advanced to the second round of match play in the Women’s U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, beating Ashley Edwards 4 and 3 on Wednesday at Bandon Dunes’ Old Macdonald course.
Woods, the 20-year-old Phoenix player who won the Atlantic Coast Conference individual championship last month as a junior at Wake Forest, will face 14-year-old Bethany Wu of Diamond Bar, Calif., in the second round.
Wu beat Ashlan Ramsey in 19 holes.
Fifteen-year-old Julie Yang of Mesa, Ariz., also advanced, routing Colombia’s Maria Ronderos 8 and 6.