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After accomplishing just about everything in amateur golf – U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Girls’ Junior, Augusta National Women’s Amateur – Rose Zhang motored past another huge milestone in her bright career by winning back-to-back individual NCAA Women’s Golf Championships.

The 20-year-old Stanford sophomore outlasted San Jose State’s Lucia Lopez-Ortega and USC’s Catherine Park in a tight finish when the putts were just not dropping for anybody. Starting the day four strokes back at -6, Zhang stayed patient and posted her second bogey-free round of the tournament. The 4-under 68 featured a bunch of pars along with four birdies, finishing the championship at -10 (72-67-71-68).

That’s where third round leader Park started the day. The freshman Trojan weaved back and forth between birdie and bogey to post a final round 1-over 73 to finish tied for second place. Lopez-Ortega, who entered the final round two storks off Park’s pace, fired 1-under to join her at -9.

Individual Final Standings 

Wake Forest vs.
Southern California
Wednesday, May 24
2-6 PM:  Live on NBC GOLF