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Chia Yen Wu wins longest match in USGA history at 12th extra hole

Chia Yen Wu of Taiwan set two records on her way to the semi-finals at the U.S. Ladies' Amateur Championship in southern California. 

At 13, Wu turned into the most youthful semifinalist, while her quarter-last match on Friday extended for 12 additional openings, the longest in U.S. Golf Association title history. 

Wu, the 63rd seed, sank a 20-foot putt to at long last end her match against American Lauren Stephenson as the sun was slipping beneath the skyline at San Diego Country Club. 

Prior, at the eighth additional opening, Wu depleted a 75-foot birdie putt to coordinate Stephenson's birdie and broaden the marathon coordinate. "My caddie just let me know, 'I need to go have supper,'" said a grinning Wu, alluding to club champion Scotty Patel, who put his nearby learning to great utilize. 

"He peruses the lines really well, and he lets me know, 'You can make it,' and gives me certainty," Wu said. Patel said he endeavored to keep Wu free all through the playoff. 

"She says she has 14 beaus in her sack. Each and every club in her sack is her beau," he kidded. Wu additionally evaded a slug in qualifying, rising up out of a 11-lady playoff for eight spots in the title legitimate.

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