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Former UNCW golfer qualifies for U.S. Women's Open

Former Seahawk Lori Beth Adams has qualified for the U.S. Women's Open. (Source: WECT) Former Seahawk Lori Beth Adams has qualified for the U.S. Women's Open. (Source: WECT)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A Former UNCW women's golf standout will become the second Seahawk to play in the U.S. Women's Open this July.

According to a news release from UNCW Athletics, Lori Beth Adams, a native of Burlington, N.C., shot a two-round score of 76-72-148 during qualifying Monday at Butler Country Club.

74 players were competing for two spots in the Open and Adams birdied her final hole to force a playoff with two other golfers before advancing.

The Former CAA Player of the Year joins fellow UNCW alum Michelle Jarman (2006 in Newport, R.I.), as the only former Seahawk players to ever compete in the Open.

The 2015 U.S. Women's Open will be held July 6-12 at Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster, PA.

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