Aug. 7, 2003
GLADWYNE, Pa. –
Former Florida State University women’s golf All-American Kristin Tamulis lost to Brittany Lang during the first round of match play and was eliminated from the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at the Philadelphia Country Club Thursday. Tamulis fell, 3 and 1, in the first round of match play after qualifying among the top 64 golfers in the field during two rounds of stroke play.
Tamulis battled Lang throughout the match and was tied or within one hole during 10 of the 17 holes played. The pair played only 17 holes because Lang won the 17th hole to move three up and put the match out of Tamulis’ reach. Tamulis finished the match with 11 pars and 6 bogies while Lang scored two pars, 11 birdies and four bogies.
Tamulis was playing in her second career U.S. Women’s Amateur Tournament. She also played in the U.S. Open during the summer of 2002. She played in 40 matches during her collegiate career and did not miss and single event as a Seminole. Tamulis averaged a career-low 73.84 strokes in 19 rounds during seven tournaments during the spring 2003 season when she earned All-America honorable mention honors.