A tee box marker during the NCAA Austin golf regional at University of Texas Golf Club, Monday, May 7, 2018. [Stephen Spillman/for Statesman]


Sara Kouskova falls in match play at British Women’s Amateur

Posted June 14th, 2019


Texas golfer Sara Kouskova fell to Lin Grant of Sweden in the round of 16 at the British Women’s Amateur Championship in Newcastle, Ireland on Friday.

Grant topped Kouskova 2 up after taking the lead for good on the 15th hole.

Kouskova won twice Thursday to advance to the round of 16.


Kouskova, from Prague, Czech Republic, defeated Linda Lundqvist of Sweden by a hole to open Thursday’s action. She followed that up with a 6 and 5 win over Vanessa Knecht of Switzerland.

Kouskova finished stroke play in 30th place before moving on to match play.

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