Xavier Senior Breanna Patz to Compete in 2012 US Women's Amateur Championship

Rising senior Breanna Patz will compete in the 2012 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship Aug. 6-12

Rising senior Breanna Patz will compete in the 2012 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship Aug. 6-12

Aug. 2, 2012

U.S. Women's Amateur Championship Info | Complete Qualifying Results

CINCINNATI- Xavier senior women's golfer Breanna Patz will be competing at the 2012 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship Aug. 6-12 at The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio. Patz's 76 at Broadmoor C.C. in Indianapolis on July 16 qualified her for the national event.

"Breanna has worked very hard on her game ever since she started playing at Xavier tree years ago," commented Xavier head coach Tom Elfers. "She is now reaping the rewards for her hard work. The Xavier team will be rooting her on."

The action kicks off on Monday, Aug. 6 with tee times to be announced, ranging between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Patz is the first Xavier women's golfer to compete in the U.S. Women's Amateur.

Patz will be one of two senior team members on the 2012-13 Xavier women's golf team. She averaged 77.3 this past season, second-best on the squad. Patz had one top 10 finish this past season and finished in 12th place overall at the 2012 Colonial Athletic Association Championship. She is also a three-time NGCA All-America Scholar.

Schedule

Monday, August 6: 
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM & 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM.  First round, stroke play - 156 players, first and 10th tees. 

Tuesday, August 7: 
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM & 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM.  Second round, stroke play - 156 players, 1st and 10th tees.  Immediately after play is finished - sudden-death play-off for final match-play spots.

Wednesday, August 8: 
9:30 AM - 2:40 PM* - First round, match play - 64 players, first tee.  
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Golf Channel TV broadcast. 

Thursday, August 9: 
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM* - Second round, match play - 32 players, first tee.
1:00 PM - 2:10 PM* - Third round, match play - 16 players, first tee. 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Golf Channel TV broadcast.

Friday, August 10: 
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM* - Quarterfinals, match play - 8 players, first tee.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Golf Channel TV broadcast.

Saturday, August 11: 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM* - Semifinals, match play - 4 players, first tee. 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Golf Channel TV broadcast.

Sunday, August 12: 
8:30 AM* - Championship match for first 18 holes - 2 players, first tee.
1:30 PM - Championship match for second 18 holes - first tee.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Golf Channel TV broadcast.
Immediately after play - Prize Presentation Ceremony.

*Match-play starting times subject to change.

This championship is conducted by the USGA