Houtz Qualifies for US Women's Public Links

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kansas State sophomore-to-be Emily Houtz tied for first place in the Kansas City qualifier for the 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links on Tuesday at Swope Memorial Golf Course.


Houtz, a Manhattan, Kan., native, battled wet conditions and challenging pin placements to shoot an 8-over 80, tying with Gianna Misenhelter of Overland Park, Kan.


The top three players from Kansas City will meet qualifiers from around the country in the 32nd annual Women’s Amateur Public Links, June 16-21, at Erin hills Golf Course in Erin, Wisc.