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Nyhus Qualifies for USGA Women’s Senior Am

Sue Nyhus qualified for the USGA Women’s Senior Amateur by finishing second in the first qualifying event for the tournament at Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach, California Wednesday.

There were 54 players competing for 13 spots. The championship proper will be held September 26 through October 1 at Hillwood Country Club in Nashville, Tennessee. Nyhus has played in 19 USGA Championships and this will make it 20. She has played in all of the USGA national events that were open to her entry. Her best finish was as runnerup in the 1999 USGA Women’s Public Links Championship in New Mexico.

Nyhus is the women’s golf coach at Utah Valley University and is two-time winner of the Women’s Utah State Am.